Manager of Operations, Events, & Communications
Spencer Abrams has serves as Manager of Operations, Events, & Communications. He has been with the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) since 2010. His duties include financial management support, event coordination, communication management, and administrative support.
Mr. Abrams is responsible for the logistical coordination and execution of the annual conferences for both the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) (250+ attendees) and Association of Public Data Users (APDU) (200+ attendees). He also manages the logistics and execution of all in-person trainings (~25+ attendees per training). Mr. Abrams is also responsible for C2ER’s communication programs. This includes design, editing, and distribution of weekly email updates as well as maintaining the Twitter and Facebook social media accounts. In addition, Mr. Abrams supervises the invoicing of subscribers and members as well as maintenance of the membership database. Mr. Abrams is an integral part of CREC’s marketing team, helping design and implement marketing strategy for events, as well as subscription and membership programs.
Prior to joining CREC, Mr. Abrams worked for 17 years in business and operational management. He has significant experience in business operations, budgeting, personnel and multi-unit management, and training.
Mr. Abrams received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication from Towson University.