Mr. Stires has varied experience across non-investment grade credit, corporate valuation, and quantitative investment management. He is skilled at using creative thinking to solve problems and has a track record of developing tactical workarounds to automate large and involved processes.
Prior to working at Province, Spencer researched text-based alpha signals in high-yield credit for Neuberger Berman, developed leveraged loan portfolio optimization tools for Invesco, facilitated capital raising efforts for Skyworks Aeronautics and taught corporate valuation and capital structure as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Chicago. He has also conducted distressed credit research for both academic and private institutions and published analysis and commentary on bankruptcy issues.
M.S., Financial Mathematics, University of Chicago 2022
B.S., Finance, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2019