Robert Spencer

Job Title: Adjunct Professor
Company: Albers School of Business & Economics, Seattle University
Industry: Consulting, Utilities, Nonprofits
Mentor Since: Fall 2011
Will Mentor: Graduate Students, Bridge MBA Students

Job Description

Guide project managers and executives in organizations deploying major changes to their workforce.

Company Description

Change management advisory services.

Employment History

2010 to Present - Adjunct professor in Albers programs at Seattle U and Principal, Change Consulting Associates
2013 to 2015 - EY, transformation advisor
1994 to 2009 - Accenture, Partner in change management
1980 to 1993 - Puget Sound Energy manager
1977 to 1979 - Seattle City Light, rate analyst
1976 to 1977 - Metro, water quality intern


1976 to 1979 - U of W, doctoral studies in urban history and energy policy
1974 to 1976 - Portland State University, Master Urban Studies (Economics and Social Psychology)
1974 - Portland State University, Bachelor of Science (Philosophy and System Science)

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Discussion of how to apply change management principles in academic and professional activities and/or coaching on how to be an effective consultant or leader.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Wherever is most convenient for them.

Additional Information

My latest favorite quote: "I aspire to being downwardly mobile."