Spencer was born in Northern California and grew up in Danville, CA. After graduating in 2015 from the University of Oregon with a degree in environmental science and minor in marine biology, he worked for an environmental consulting and engineering firm based in Portland, OR. Spencer decided to pursue his love for aviation in 2019 and moved to northern San Diego county to pursue a career in flight training, with the goal of flying for the airlines someday. All of Spencer’s pilot and instructor ratings were achieved at Pinnacle Aviation Academy. He always places an emphasis on safety with students while providing an approachable environment for learning. His hobbies outside of flying include ice hockey, skiing, backpacking in the Sierra Nevada mountains, and spin. Whether you are interested in flying for fun or you are pursuing the goal of reaching the airlines, Spencer looks forward to flying with you!