BLI Graduation Year: 2008
George R. Spencer
Chemung Canal Trust Company
Tell us briefly about yourself and please update your classmates on your personal/professional experiences since graduating from BLI.
I have recently made the move back to Broome County after years working in Chemung County. I am a Business Development Officer working with local businesses in Broome, Tioga & Bradford counties.
Current and Past Notable Civic Activities (boards, organizations, [member/officer]):
Interests/Hobbies (sports, music, travel, etc.):
I enjoy running and outdoor activities.
How did your BLI experience change your perception of the community?
My BLI experience helped me to understand that we live in a great community and there are many people that care and give back in an effort to improve our already amazing area.
How did your BLI experience motivate your to become more involved in the community?
It motivated me to give back by opening my eyes to all the wonderful opportunities available in the community.
What was your most memorable BLI activity/moment?
Making connections with my class and the BLI alumni that have come before and after me.
What was the most valuable benefit to you from your BLI experience?
Exposure to all the amazing people that give their time, resources and sweat to our area.
What “nugget of wisdom” do you have for your fellow BLI alum?
Stay active in the community and look for opportunities that align with your passions.