About Deals Points

Deals Points was launched in 2018 by founder Andy Medearis to show you the best ways to earn and redeem credit card, airline, and hotel points.

Andy Medearis

Andy Medearis

Founder, CEO, and General Counsel

Lawyer by day, blogger by night, Andy enjoys traveling the world in style on miles and points. 

Current City: Chicago, Illinois

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Education: Washington University in St. Louis (JD and MBA) and N.C. State (B.S.)

Day Job: Attorney

Favorite Credit Cards: American Express Gold, American Express Blue Business Plus, Capital One Venture X, Ritz Carlton, and Bilt Rewards.

Marissa Yamada

Marissa Yamada

Senior Content Contributor

Marissa is a passionate traveler who loves to fly to see the world and her family in California. 

Current City: Chicago, Illinois

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Education: Case Western Reserve University (B.S. and Masters)

Day Job: Speech Language Pathologist

Favorite Credit Card: Chase Sapphire Preferred, and Capital One Venture X.