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Douglas Spencer

 President | Spencer Brenneman, LLC

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Boston, MA


Messaging strategy, not-for-profits, social enterprises, brand strategy, brand marketing, brand identity, content marketing, employer branding, visual and verbal identities, workshops, and coaching

Douglas Spencer helps mission-driven organizations reframe their focus and remaster their messaging to thrive in any environment. He has more than 30 years of branding and marketing experience, working with professionals from around the world in verticals such as financial and professional services, high tech, higher education, healthcare, and not-for-profits. 


For the firm’s five years, Spencer Brenneman served a variety of clients, from technology and financial services to consulting and not-for-profits. In 2020, Douglas shifted the company’s focus exclusively to supporting the work of mission-driven organizations. 


He is also the author of Do They Care? The one question all brands should ask themselves, continually, a book that shows leaders how they can create meaningful connections with everyone important to their organization's success.


Before starting Spencer Brenneman, LLC he was Vice President, Global Head of Brand Management for Thomson Reuters. In that role, he guided the migration of the multiple Thomson and Reuters businesses to form the then-new Thomson Reuters brand.