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Spartanburg Community College Taps Warwick Spencer as Vice President of Performance and Talent Innovation

November 14, 2022 by Colton Grace | 2022news

SCC President Dr. Mikota stands with Mr. Warwick Spencer
SCC President Dr. Michael Mikota stands with Mr. Warwick Spencer

Spartanburg Community College recently announced the hiring of Mr. Warwick Spencer as the Vice President of Performance and Talent Innovation, a newly established role in the College’s administration. Mr. Spencer brings a wealth of experience to the SCC Chaser Family from his decorated career in corporate law and entrepreneurial business management and most recently served as Attorney and Operations Manager for Contec, Inc. in Spartanburg.

"I am extremely proud to welcome Warwick Spencer to Spartanburg Community College. The most important aspect in driving the economy forward today is performance and talent innovation, and Mr. Spencer will greatly enhance our capacity to grow wealth and quality of life for our communities through exceptional educational experiences," said Dr. Michael Mikota, President of SCC.

"When I learned of all the incredible undertakings underway at Spartanburg Community College, I knew this was a place I wanted to be. Helping give flesh and bone to the visionary leadership of Dr. Mikota and contributing towards the culture of success that will help the College achieve its mission is immensely exciting to me and I am ready to hit the ground running," said Mr. Spencer.

The establishment of the Vice President of Performance and Talent Innovation was a visionary action taken by SCC President Dr. Michael Mikota to streamline the College’s administration. This restructuring more effectively drives performance outcomes and further enhances talent recruitment and retention efforts.

In this role, Mr. Spencer will oversee support operations at the College including the Business Office, Campus Operations, Procurement, and Human Resources.

From 2014 to 2022, Mr. Spencer served in various capacities for Contec, Inc. in Spartanburg, SC, including Business Manager, Counsel, and Operations Manager. Prior to his work at Contec, Mr. Spencer served as President of Piedmont Interstate Warehousing from 2002 – 2008, Senior Vice President for Administration and Counsel for Advance America from 1998 – 2002, and Attorney with Federal Express (now FedEx) from 1995-1998.

Mr. Spencer earned his B.A. in History from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from the University of Richmond’s T.C. Williams School of Law.

He is dedicated to the growth of Spartanburg, SC and serves as a member of the City of Spartanburg Planning Commission.