Mary Spence
Associate, J. P. Morgan
Crystal Spence is an investment banking associate in the media and communications group at a financial services company based in New York, City. Prior to her work in investment banking, Crystal spent time as a Senior Consultant at Vivaldi Group focused growth and innovation strategy. Crystal began her career at American Express as a product manager for the consumer Charge Card portfolio. Originally from Cranston, Rhode Island, Crystal is passionate about finding the perfect question, building new ideas, and creating spaces for dialogue and debate, and spends much of her free time developing curriculum and organizing discussion groups focused on social justice, equity, and inclusion. Crystal received a BBA from Emory University, where she was also a Community Building and Social Change Fellow focused on neighborhood change and education policy and master's degrees from Northwestern University, including an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and an MS in Design and Innovation from the McCormick School of Engineering.