Episode 27

Spencer Oberg on Making the Most of a Second Chance

Jul 23, 2021

Jeff Shafer, CEO of CommonGood Capital, is joined by Spencer Oberg, co-founder of Unincarcerated Productions, to chat about how fixing bikes and smoking weed while growing up in Washington state eventually led from a short prison stint to facing a 10-year sentence for prescription drug forgery, investing in a booming plant-based cheese company called GOOD PLANeT FOODS, forming Unincarcerated Productions to help shift the general public’s perception of formerly incarcerated individuals, and much more.

A New Lens with CommonGood Capital
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#27 - Spencer Oberg on Making the Most of a Second Chance
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Spencer Oberg
CEO and Co-Founder of Unincarcerated Productions
A successful entrepreneur and passionate impact leader, Spencer is an active partner in several for-profit and non-profit companies. He is an accomplished public speaker with a TED Talk under his belt, an educator who has created and hosted entrepreneurship seminars and events, and the president of several Toastmasters clubs. Spencer also spent a total of 8 years in prison. His experience with the criminal justice system taught him that we have much to learn about how to successfully deal with crime and other social issues. From this, he developed a passion for informing public opinion on criminal justice reform.

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