Monterey Security Dialogue Keynote Speech by Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
Monterey Institute of International Studies and the Naval Postgraduate School presents a Monterey Security Dialogue featuring keynote speaker The Honorable Richard V. Spencer, Secretary of the Navy on Saturday, November 16, 7pm-8:30pm in King Hall at the Naval Postgraduate School. Secretary Spencer will give a talk entitled Pioneering Public-Private Solutions for International Security Challenges.
This event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required by November 8 for gate access. Online registration will open soon. For more information, please call 831-647-4151.
Richard V. Spencer of Wyoming was sworn in as the 76th secretary of the Navy on August 3, 2017.
A Connecticut native, Spencer graduated from Rollins College in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Upon graduation he joined the United States Marine Corps and proudly served as an H-46 pilot until 1981 before departing active duty to enter the private finance sector.
Spencer worked on Wall Street for 16 years; his responsibilities centered on investment banking services with a particular focus on strategic advisory services and capital market underwriting. After three years as president of Crossroads Investment Management LLC, Spencer joined Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. as chief financial officer. As vice chairman he was responsible for the transition of the company from private to public. From 2007 to 2017 Spencer was the managing director of Fall Creek Management, LLC. He served on the board of directors of several companies.
His charitable activities include board service on the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Teton County Search & Rescue Foundation, Veterans Campaign/Center for Second Service, and Honoring Our Vets. Spencer also served on the Defense Business Board and the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel.