Spencer ('09) named a 2014 New Leaders Council Fellow

(Jan. 24, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rudy Spencer, of Louisville, Ky., is one of 15 Kentuckians selected for the 2014 New Leaders Council fellowship.
Spencer ('09) named a 2014 New Leaders Council Fellow

Rudy Spencer

According to a New Leaders Council release, Spencer plans to leverage his education and community service "to be known as a leader of genuine compassion and integrity who consistently delivers significant, strategic results for the Commonwealth of Kentucky."

Spencer, a 2009 graduate of the McConnell Scholars Program, is an analyst for Louisville Gas & Electric/Kentucky Utilities. He is a founding member of "Give 502," a non-profit organization focused on allowing young professionals to give their time and talents in the Louisville community. He is also a board member for the Young Professionals Association of Louisville.

Spencer received a bachelor of arts degree in political science from UofL and was elected, unopposed, as the 2008-2009 student body president. At UofL, he earned McConnell, Harlan and Porter scholarships. He also earned a master's of social work degree from the University of Michigan, with a focus in management, social policy and program evaluation. He was named the 2012 Student of the Year by National Association of Social Workers (State of Michigan Chapter).

The New Leaders Council Institute is a leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political advancement program for young professionals and offers a five-month progressive entrepreneurship training program.