Spencer Kelly is an Associate at Kinzie Capital Partners, where he is responsible for evaluating and executing investments. He also supports deal origination and portfolio company management.

Spencer’s experience includes investment management, corporate finance, and accounting. Prior to Kinzie, Spencer was a Senior Credit Analyst at Magnetar Capital where he covered business services and consumer sectors. He also held corporate development, treasury, and accounting roles at CNA Insurance.

Spencer graduated from Illinois State University with an M.P.A. (Master of Professional Accountancy) and a B.S. in Accountancy. He is currently attending University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is expected to receive his M.B.A. in the summer of 2021. Spencer is a Certified Public Accountant, CFA charter holder, and member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Chicago, where he serves on the Professional Development Advisory Group. Additionally, Spencer serves as an advisor to Illinois State University’s Finance, Insurance & Law Department and volunteers as a mentor at HFS Chicago Scholars.

Spencer is an avid snowboarder and soccer fan. He enjoys playing Irish folk music with his family and traveling to experience different cultures.