Mr. Spencer has been involved in the West Texas oil and gas industry for more than thirty years. He founded and managed Southwest Disposal Service, Inc. in Odessa, Texas. Southwest Disposal pioneered the technology to remediate and reclaim the environmental waste created by oil and gas drilling receiving the only permit of its kind in Texas. Mr. Spencer sold Southwest in 2010 to a large Canadian energy company. Prior to founding Southwest, Mr. Spencer was the founder and owner of TK Spencer and Associates. Spanning more than 20 years, TK Spencer developed more than 2,500 homes in Florida, Washington and Arizona. Mr. Spencer served as a trustee for Taylor University, a board member for the Christian Embassy in Washington DC, and was appointed by the Governor of the State of Virginia to serve on the Committee for Opportunities for Minorities. He was also invited by President Nixon to work with Governor George Romney at the United States Office of Housing and Urban Development.