Andrew Mendez-Spera, MS

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Founder + CEO at Tipsy Social

Phone: (845) 243-5476 ext. 700
Email: andrewm[at]

Andrew Mendez-Spera founded Tipsy Social in 2016 and serves as CEO. He lends his unique passion for strategic marketing to businesses throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond; helping them grow by teaching them new ways to better serve their customers.

Andrew has over 10 years of experience working with varying entities on connecting with their audience. Beginning his career working at non-profits developing programs to influence community behavior change, Andrew carries over that value-first mindset to his small business and corporate clients.

Andrew’s approach to marketing focuses on the impact business decisions make on the relationships they have with their customers. He believes the key to success is rooted in maintaining genuine connections with customers through honest communication, transparent business practices, and a consistent willingness to evolve over time.

Andrew graduated from the University at Albany in 2013 with a B.A. in Sociology and summa cum laude from Southern New Hampshire University in 2017 with an M.S. in Marketing. In 2020, Andrew was honored as a Forty Under 40 Mover & Shaker by the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Andrew is a Google Analytics Certified Professional, GoDaddy Pro Plus Member, Advanced Certified User of SharpSpring Marketing Automation, and a member of the American Marketing Association.

University at Albany
Bachelor of Arts – Sociology, 2013

Southern New Hampshire University
Master of Science – Marketing, summa cum laude, 2017

Advanced Certified User, SharpSpring
Google Analytics Individual Certification, Google

American Marketing Association
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
GoDaddy Pro Plus Member

2020 Forty Under 40, Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce