Tim has more than 20 years of financial analysis, planning and forecasting, manufacturing cost
controlling, and strategy experience. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Ball State University
and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Tim Spencer is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safelite Group, Inc, a multifaceted auto glass and claims management service organization founded in 1947. As a subsidiary of Belron, the company is composed of three major business operations: Safelite Fulfillment, Inc., a retail business best known as Safelite AutoGlass; Safelite Solutions LLC, a business-to-business claims management service; and Service AutoGlass, a national provider of wholesale materials. Together, the Columbus, Ohio-based company makes a difference in the lives of 10 million customers annually and employs over 14,000 people across the United States.
Spencer joined Belron in 1994 and successfully held a number of key roles during his tenure with the company, including head of group finance, where he was responsible for Belron’s corporate financial management. Other roles included worldwide financial performance and control, corporate finance, corporate treasury management, and tax planning. As regional director of finance, he also held finance responsibility for Belron’s southern and central European, Turkish and Chinese businesses.
He started his accounting and finance career working with Ernst and Young in London UK and qualified as a chartered accountant before moving to Morgan Crucible Plc and subsequently to Belron. Since 2010, Spencer has served as a trustee for the Belron World Conference Foundation.
Along with his chartered accountant’s qualification, Spencer holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Salford UK/Ecole Superieure de Chimie in Lyons, France and a Master of Business Administration from the Warwick Business School.
He and his wife, Ali, along with their six-year-old son, Oliver, reside in Powell, Ohio. His two older sons, Alasdair and Ruairidh, reside in the United Kingdom.