Glenn Spencer is senior vice president of the Employment Policy division at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Previously, he was the vice president of the Workforce Freedom Initiative, a campaign of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to preserve workplace democracy, prevent adoption of organized labor’s anti-business agenda, and rein in abusive union pension fund activism.
Before joining the Chamber in July 2007, Spencer spent nearly six years at the U.S. Department of Labor in the Office of the Secretary, serving as the deputy chief of staff and then chief of staff to Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao.
Earlier in his career, Spencer was engaged in issue advocacy and grassroots lobbying for Citizens for a Sound Economy in Washington, D.C., and also worked as a senior analyst in the research departments of the National Republican Senatorial Committee and the Republican National Committee.
Spencer’s articles have been published in numerous leading newspapers, and he appears on nationally syndicated radio and television news programs.
Spencer holds an M.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University.