Spencer Root

Senior Investment Associate

Spencer Root joined Ascension Ventures in 2022 from Heritage Group, a private equity fund that makes majority and minority investments in high-growth healthcare services and healthcare technology businesses. At Heritage, Spencer helped analyze new investment opportunities, conducted due diligence and assisted in management of the firm's portfolio companies. Before that, he worked at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, where he provided M&A, leveraged finance and equity capital market advisory services to companies in the healthcare IT sector. Spencer earned a BBA in Finance and a BS in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.