• Spence Brothers Announces Leadership Transition

    Spence Brothers Announces Leadership Transition Plans

    Spence Brothers recently announced new titles for their top company leaders, which better represent their responsibilities in the current phase of their long-term leadership transition plan. Spence Brothers, a Construction Manager and General Contractor, has built trust and important facilities throughout Michigan since 1893. With offices in Saginaw, Ann Arbor, and Traverse City, they hold a strong connection with the communities in which they work.

    Herb Spence III, formerly President & CEO, is now Chairman & CEO.  Herb retains responsibility for the overall success of the company, their people and their project partners.  He will also continue to strengthen and lead strategic planning and community involvement efforts.
    Ed Spence III, formerly Downstate Regional President & COO, is now company President & COO.  Ed continues to oversee day to day operations in Spence Brothers’ Saginaw and Ann Arbor office areas, as well as safety and continuous improvement efforts.  He also now has overall responsibility to oversee and assist all company operations leaders.
    Bob Spence III, continues to oversee day to day operations in their Traverse City office area as Northern Michigan Regional President.  He will be continuing to increase mutual support and collaboration with Ed to better serve their people and their customers throughout the state.  Bob also works with Herb to help lead strategic planning and community involvement efforts.
    In addition to Herb, Ed and Bob, the company’s Executive Directors team still includes Brian Keeler - VP of PreConstruction Services, Dave Spence - VP of Tradework Operations and Norm Thomas – CFO & Treasurer.  Together, they support their Operations Directors and entire team, as they all strive to fulfill Spence Brothers’ mission “To build trust and important facilities with great people and organizations, driven to help each other and our communities thrive.”
    Contact: Hanna Ferguson
    Marketing Manager

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