Andy Medearis

Andy Medearis

Founder of Deals Points

Position: Attorney

Education: Washington University (J.D. and MBA); N.C. State (B.S.)

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Current City: Chicago, Illinois


  • Founded Deals Points in 2017 to help travelers find the best ways to earn and use their points.
  • Holds a J.D. and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.S. from North Carolina State University.
  • Worked for Four Years in the Federal Judicary as a Clerk for Three Federal Judges in New Mexico, Connecticut, and Kentucky.
  • Worked as an Associate for a Top 100 Law Firm.
  • Successfully Argued a Winning Case at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Currently General Counsel at Mako Networks.


Andy Medearis is not just an attorney but also a passionate traveler and writer. As the founder of Deals Points, Andy has dedicated his professional life to guiding readers through the intricate world of airlines, credit cards, hotels, and elite travel programs.

His expertise in award travel has made him a trusted voice in the industry. Andy’s philosophy is rooted in providing accurate, actionable advice to his readers, ensuring they get the best deals and experiences on their travels. His legal background further solidifies his commitment to precision and trustworthiness in his writing.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Andy is an avid traveler, skier, and water sports enthusiast. Whether it’s kayaking through serene waters or hitting the ski slopes, Andy’s personal experiences often find their way into his writing, adding a touch of authenticity and personal connection with his readers.