Spencer serves as Equity Trader for Piedmont’s equity products and collaborates regularly with the fundamental and quantitative investment teams. In addition to managing the daily equity trading activities, he is responsible for analyzing, monitoring, and providing daily economic and market commentary to the firm. Before becoming the Equity Trader, Spencer was previously a Research Associate responsible for supporting the research initiatives for all equity products at Piedmont. Spencer chairs the firm’s Best Execution Committee and is member of the Compliance Committee. Prior to joining Piedmont in 2007, Spencer served as a financial analyst for Duke University Health System, preparing and distributing financial reports and assisting with the analysis of capital projects.
Spencer received his B.S. in Accounting with a Minor in Economics from Guilford College and Executive MBA in Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is a member of the Carolinas Security Traders Association and National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) North Carolina Chapter.