Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Jenny Spencer

Managing Director

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization

Jenny Spencer is Managing Director of Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO).

Since 1973, DSCDO has worked to catalyze the physical and social development of the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood on Cleveland’s Near West Side. Jenny holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Urban Planning from the Harvard Kennedy School, and is an Economic Development Finance Professional with certification from the National Development Council. Jenny previously worked as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay and is fluent in Spanish. Jenny and her husband Mario live in Detroit Shoreway’s Franklin Boulevard Historic District.