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Leonard Spencer
Senior Manager, Supplier Diversity

TheWalt Disney Company
Leonard Spencer is Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity forTheWalt Disney Company. He coordinates
the activities of the supplier diversity team to ensure that strategies to increase diversity and economic
inclusion are integrated into the company’s global strategic sourcing and procurement function.
He identifies and cultivates opportunities for certified diverse-owned firms across The Walt Disney
Company through active engagement with qualified suppliers. Prior to joining the supplier diversity
team, Spencer led the procurement operations team for the theme parks and resorts, where he guided
the strategic sourcing and procurement organization’s decision-making with respect to the development,
adoption and implementation of best-in-class procurement programs, processes, procedures and tools.
Spencer was raised in Mobile, Alabama, and holds a Master of Business Administration from the
University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in
finance from Tuskegee University.
He is active in leadership roles outside of Disney. He serves as a member of the Tuskegee University
School of Business Advisory Board, Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council Board of
Directors and the Osceola Hispanic Business Council Board of Directors.

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