About Spencer Schar – Entrepreneur

Spencer Schar


Lake County, US

Spencer Schar graduated from Elon University in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in finance and was awarded an MBA from the University of Central Florida upon graduating from this institute in 2023. During the two years of his study, Spencer maintained an average 3.85 GPA while also working full-time.

UCF’s Professional MBA is a limited enrolment and cohort-based program allowing professionals from a range of organizations and industries to come together to challenge their intellect, broaden their perspectives, and enhance their skills – all the while growing their networks. The university’s curriculum has been designed to equip participants with the problem-solving and decision-making skills, knowledge of the latest business techniques, and analytical tools required to succeed in a competitive marketplace.

Professional Career

As well as sitting on the board of the LEAD (Lake Economic Area Development) Partnership, Spencer is also a member of the small business association Lake 100. This member organization is committed to advancing economic development in the county by providing guidance, leadership, and advice. Its goals include fostering smart growth in Lake County, helping to protect and grow existing businesses, and supporting the improvement or creation of public infrastructure projects. Lake 100 also seeks to unite the diverse interests, views, and needs of those businesses and organizations seeking to improve the overall quality of life within the county.

Between 2012 and 2016, Spencer was an equipment intern for the Washington Commanders. As such, he was responsible for preparing the locker room for players to use and collecting, cleaning and returning players’ clothes, equipment, and towels. He also set up and broke down the field for practice, maintained the equipment to the standard necessary for proper safety, and properly inflated and prepared over 100 footballs for use each summer.

Working in an on-campus role within Elon University’s Athletic Video department in 2016, Spencer filmed football games for the livestream and shot B-roll from the sidelines of football games for use in advertisements and promotions. He also edited advertisements to be used on the livestream and stadium screen.

Spencer Schar Elon University Logo


To relax, Spencer enjoys kayaking, fishing, playing golf, and watching movies, YouTube documentaries, and commentaries. He is an avid reader, and his favorite books include those of Steven Pinker as well as The Sense of Style by Peter Zeihan, Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, The End of the World Is Just the Beginning by William Strauss and Neil Howe, and Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.

Spencer Schar golfing pose
Spencer Schar in a boat fishing