Valerie Spencer | Center for Victims of Torture

Valerie Spencer

Board Member, Development Committee Chair

Valerie Spencer is a community volunteer. At CVT she co-chairs the Development Committee and the Comprehensive Campaign. Ms. Spencer grew up in Florida and received her BA in Russian Area Studies from Williams College in MA. She was an Assistant Vice President at the Bank of New York before moving to MN in 1981. She worked at RBC Dain Rauscher in the research department before retiring into motherhood in 1984. Ms. Spencer coached girls high school lacrosse for 10 years. She is married, has three grown children, and two grandchildren.


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