Spencer Lee is Managing Director of the Parkside Group, where he oversees the firm’s Public Affairs practice. In this role, Spencer has overseen multi-million dollar advertising and coalition-building efforts that have resulted in major victories for high-profile political, advocacy, and corporate clients.
Spencer’s experience waging complex public affairs efforts spans multiples sectors including transportation, commercial development, technology, healthcare, finance and more at the municipal, state and federal level. His expertise in data analytics, grassroots mobilization, and stakeholder engagement enables advocacy groups, corporate clients, and labor unions to build public support for their agendas.
Prior to joining the firm, Spencer served as Director of External Relations for the New York State Senate Democratic Conference. He began his political career on the 2008 Obama campaign before moving on to field and campaign management positions on races in Virginia, Illinois, and New York. Before entering government, he managed the successful re-election campaign of Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach).