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 & Chief Executive Officer

Ron is the Founder and creator of Spot Hype. He is a branding specialist with over 6 years of professional Graphic Design experience, 5 years of business building experience in 2 previous ventures and 4 years of working in the Service Industry.



Sean Winter

Co-Founder & Chief Operations Officer

Sean is the Co-Founder and head of business development at Spot Hype. He served as a Captain in the United States Air Force and has since transitioned off of active duty and into the Air Force Reserves. Currently he is working as an Assotiate at Booz Allen Hamilton. 


Jonathan Vega

Chief Technology Officer

Jonathan is a passionate Software Engineer with over 6 years of experience as a Full Stack developer. A recent graduate from George Mason University, Jon loves working on the Back-End logic side of software development and enjoys "bringing great applications to life."


Kendrick Daniels

Limited Partner & Co-Founder of Crowd Hype LLC.

Kendrick specialized in the field of logistics for 5 years in the United States Army. He has over 9 years of logistics experience with two certifications (Certified Logistics Associate & Certified Logistics Technician). He currently serves as a procurement specialist at the Uniformed Services University of the Health & Sciences.  

Board of Advisors


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.



Trevor Frye

Award-Winning Bartender & Former Beverage Director at Jack Rose Dining Salon

DC area native Trevor Frye takes pride in being a part of the cities progressive bar movement. A 15-year veteran of the restaurant and bar industry, Frye has worked in every facet of the scene which has led to numerous awards and accolades, both locally and nationally.