Spencer Kympton | President
Office: New York, New York
Brooklyn, New York
West Point and Harvard
Eight years as an Army aviation officer
Proudest moment in my career:
My decision to come to The Mission Continues
Job Prior to The Mission Continues:
VP of Recruiting at Teach For America
Favorite fall activity:
Early morning runs in the woods.
Book on your nightstand:
“The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan
Favorite movie/favorite current movie:
Favorite memory at The Mission Continues:
Learning from an inspiring group of veteran leaders in Boston at our 2014 Service Platoon Leadership Summit.
Least favorite MRE:
Pork Patty, Chunked and Formed
Hidden gem in Brooklyn:
12th Street Pub – where everyone knows your name
Favorite sports team:
The Golden Thunder Eagles (my son’s soccer team)
Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:
That we have the ability to invite a new of cohort of veterans into service leadership every quarter.
Exciting project currently in works:
Expanding the service platoon program to 80 communities nationwide.
Doritos. Lots and lots of Doritos.
Most over used phrase I say:
Metaphors, in general
Song that describes you:
“Learning to Fly” by Pink Floyd
Item on your bucket list:
Running with my son on his first 5K.
Who would you dine with (dead or alive):