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Portrait of Penny Spence

Penny Spence

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Stowers Resource Management

B.S., Finance, Emporia State University
MBA with a finance concentration, Avila University


Penny Spence joined the Stowers Institute in 2019 as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer and was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2021. Prior to joining the Institute, Spence spent her career in finance and treasury roles at large, privately-held, multinational organizations including 14 years at Lockton Companies where she most recently held the position of Vice President-Assistant Treasurer. Early in her career, she held other finance roles at Hallmark Cards and Black & Veatch. Spence earned her Certified Treasury Professional designation in 2006.

Spence received a B.S. in finance from Emporia State University and an MBA with a finance concentration from Avila University.

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