Spencer B. Burke is responsible for marketing and the evaluation of private investment opportunities. Prior to joining The St. Louis Trust Company, Spencer served in senior management positions and was responsible for the investment banking operations at both A.G. Edwards and Edward Jones, LLP. He was also a partner in the corporate and securities law department of Bryan Cave LLP. Spencer began his career in corporate law and finance with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City. He earned both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and his JD from the University of Pennsylvania.
Spencer is very active in numerous non-profit organizations in St. Louis, including Opera Theatre of St. Louis, the Mercantile Library, the Radio Arts Foundation and the Nine Network. He is an Adjunct Lecturer of Family Business at the Olin School of Business at Washington University and serves on the Board of the Mallinckrodt Foundation (a provider of grants for medical research). Spencer’s other outside interests include opera, sports (golf and tennis) and bridge.