The Spot Hype Mission


 Our mission at Spot Hype is to connect people with local businesses in order to promote and share memorable experiences. We aim to accomplish this mission by creating promotional platforms for local businesses to effectively market their venues, products, events and experiences in real-time.


The Spot Hype Team


Ron R. Reed Jr

Founder & Creator

Ron is the Creator and Founder of Spot Hype. He is also Lead Designer with 6 years of professional Graphic Design experience, 5 years of business building experience in 2 previous ventures and 4 years of bartending experience at Penn Social in D.C.



Sean Winter

Co-Founder & Chief of Business Development

Sean is a Co-Founder and Chief of Business Development. Sean is currently serving as a Captain in theUnited States Air Force and is transitioning off of active duty and into the Air Force Reserves in 2018.


Kendrick Daniels

Limited Partner & General Manager of Crowdhype LLC.

Kendrick served 5 years in the United States Army. He has 6 years of experience in Logistics and has two certifications (Certified Logistics Associate & Certified Logistics Technician). Areas of expertise are operations management, inventory control,  training/development, communication, quality assurance,  and process improvement. 


Ryan DeMagistris

Bar & Restaurant Market Advisor 

Ryan is co-owner of Don Tito, Barley Mac, and the all-new sports bar, the G.O.A.T. located in Arlington, VA. As a Bar Owner and Entrepreneur Ryan brings valuable experience and perspective to the Spot Hype team.



Rickey Zachary

Tech Development Advisor

Rickey is a Software System Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation and a tech expert with more than 10 years of experience in his field. He also has several years of business building experience in two previous ventures with one successful exit.