Mr. Spencer recently served as the SAC of the Jacksonville Field Office and served as Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate.
Mr. Spencer joined the FBI in May 1998. His first assignment was as a special agent in the Washington Field Office, working on the Joint Terrorism Task Force. During this time, Mr. Spencer was deployed overseas multiple times in support of major FBI counterterrorism investigations.
In 2005, Mr. Spencer was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Training Division and served as the supervisor of the FBI’s Gun Vault. There, he was responsible for the maintenance, testing, and procurement of all FBI weapons and weapons related equipment. In 2007, he was deployed to Iraq in support of ongoing FBI operations.
Mr. Spencer joined the Oklahoma City Field Office in 2008, where he served as the Joint Terrorism Task Force supervisor. In this role, he was responsible for all terrorism matters within the state. He also led the Special Agent Bomb Technician, WMD, training, and SWAT programs. While in Oklahoma City, he served nine months as the Acting Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of the National Security Branch.
Mr. Spencer was promoted to ASAC for the National Security Branch of the New Orleans Field Office in April 2013. There, he led the division’s WMD, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, cyber, surveillance, and crisis management programs. Mr. Spencer is Joint Duty Certified and a recipient of the FBI’s Shield of Bravery.
He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1993. During his engineering career, he worked in the commercial nuclear power industry and on numerous US Government construction projects.