President of The Licking County Courthouse Lighting Committee, Inc.
Born and raised in the community, Spencer can be seen working on all types of projects around Licking County with a diverse group of clients. Spencer graduated from Granville High School, The Ohio State University and then went on to The Ohio Auction School becoming a State of Ohio Licensed Auctioneer and then became a licensed Real Estate Agent.
He follows in his late-father’s (John C. “Jay” Barker) footsteps and sits on the Licking County Courthouse Lighting Committee Board of Directors and is currently President of the Board. He is also a member and current President-Elect of the Newark-Heath Rotary Club, attends Second Presbyterian Church in Downtown Newark and sits on the governing board of the church, a board member of The LICCO Supporting Foundation, and a member the Licking County Republican Party Executive Committee. Spencer is also an active member of the Young Leaders of Licking County.
Spencer co-owns a local marketing agency, Elite Marketing, specializing in brand development, logo design, sales and marketing collateral and social media management. Since 2009 he has owned a Video Production company based out of Granville, iSAB Video, the exclusive videographer for Patty’s Dance Center, LTD. Spencer also is a Community Manager for NEWORK Space in Downtown Newark, a co-working space.
Previously he held positions at Apple Tree Auction Center, Central Ohio Geriatrics, Paumier Medical Management Group, Apple Inc. and The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology.