Spencer C. Smith
Director of Research


Tel: 240.497.5095


As Director of Research, Spencer is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the work of the equity analysis team. He shares responsibility for the development and oversight of investment strategy and process.

Prior to joining Chevy Chase Trust, Spencer was Managing Director, Portfolio Manager and co-head of the Washington D.C. office of Fiduciary Trust Company International. Before that, Spencer served as an investment professional at Morgan Stanley, Emerging Markets Management LLC, and Riggs Investment Management Corporation, where he began his investment career in 1997.

Spencer earned a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management and a Master of Arts degree from The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs. After being awarded a Fulbright Scholarship, Spencer studied at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude.

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