Spencer began his employment at Carlisle around the year 2000. Spencer is a Tarboro native who returned to his hometown in 1969 with his late wife Mary Ann and their two children. Spencer’s leadership and thoroughness stems from his managerial position at the Tarboro Plant of Burlington Industries, from which he retired in 1992. Spencer also serves as Assistant District Commissioner with the Tar River District of Boy Scouts. Spencer is also a Mason and a Shriner. He has three grandchildren.