Spencer is a marketing, public relations and digital media professional with experience in agency, corporate and small business settings.
Prior to joining R&R, Spencer was part of the communications team at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. During his time there, Spencer helped lead a multi-year digital transformation project while managing all aspects of the company’s social media presence. In nearly five years at Wellmark, Spencer and his team earned several awards for their work, including a Hashie from Social Media Club Des Moines and a PRIME Award from the Central Iowa chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
Spencer is a proud fan of the University of Northern Iowa Panthers, having graduated from there in 2011. However, he’s learning to cheer for the Bulldogs of Drake University as this is the school where he is currently pursuing a master’s degree in executive leadership. Spencer and his wife live in the Waveland Park section of Des Moines with their two young sons and on weekends, you’ll usually find them out and about enjoying the neighborhood’s parks and restaurants.