She is primarily responsible for building the UNC Asheville Athletics brand through community marketing and in-game entertainment for the Bulldogs’ 15 athletics teams. Spence also serves as the sport administrator for the UNC Asheville Women's Swimming team.
Spence currently serves on the Strategic Communications Committee for NACMA. In her time in Asheville, Spence has been awarded NACMA silver and bronze honors for the 2004-05 women’s basketball poster and a single day promotion. She was also chosen to attend the 2007 NACWAA/ Hers Institute for Administrative Advancement.
Spence came to Asheville from the University of Arkansas where she earned her Master’s Degree in Sport Management in 2004, while serving as a Graduate Assistant for Marketing. Prior to Arkansas, Spence was the Marketing Assistant at Xavier University.
Spence received her bachelor’s degree from the Indiana University in Sport Marketing and Management in 2001. She was a member of the inaugural women’s rowing team and twice earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.