Andy Checo

Managing Director, PR & Social , d exposito & Partners

Andy Checo has over 20 years of experience connecting brands to diverse audiences and specializing in the U.S. Hispanic market, and he is Managing Director, PR and Social at d expósito & Partner, leading workstreams for Nielsen, Tajin, and McDonald's. Andy has a privileged viewpoint from having worked both agency side, in innovative and award-winning programs for brands that include TurboTax, Heineken, Johnny Walker, Chase Bank, and PepsiCo, and in-house, for brands including Maximus Inc., Healthfirst and MundoFOX. He is recognized as a leader and change agent and has received several awards. Andy is featured in books and has authored thought leadership pieces featured in multiple trade journals. He is a founding member of the Steering Committee of the Diversity Action Alliance. He's also the past president of the Hispanic Public Relations Association and currently serves as a board member and co-chair of the organization's National Bravo! Awards.