Andrew M. Anguiano

Co-Founder, CEO

Andrew is responsible for leading the vision and driving the story of Southside Craft Soda to the marketplace. He spent 12 years as the leader of Drew Advertising, where his company specialized in consumer packaged goods and beverages. An accomplished marketing executive his work helped to launch Alamo Beer Company and he has planned and led brand activation teams for a major regional beverage. Anguiano has also worked as part of the innovation team of the iconic Texas brand Adams Extract and Spices. 

Andrew is active in the San Antonio area, having served on the city's arts board, zoning commission and 8 years on the Board of Directors of Port San Antonio, where under his tenure the Port invested millions of dollars in redevelopment including the 20 million dollar Tech building. Finally, Anguiano was responsible for founding Southside First Economic Development Council, a 501(c)3 non-profit affiliate of the South Chamber that is compiling data, assessing market conditions and providing solutions to grow the Southside economy. 

He is a native San Antonian, lives on the Southside and is married to Marcie, has three children and is a 2002 graduate of Texas State University.  

Gregg Spickler

Co-Founder, Chief Soda Maker

Gregg is the mixing genius behind our brand. He spent over 15-years in the restaurant business, 10 years brewing beer and has extensive experience in creating and developing new and exciting flavors. The San Antonio native and graduate of Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York, has led kitchens and breweries in Texas and Maine. Additionally, he is a Bee wrangler and heads Winding Road Provisions and the reason we infuse our soda with local honey! 

Gregg, another Alamo Beer Company Alumn, was part of the launch team that opened up Alamo's 8 million dollar brewery on the Eastside of San Antonio. (That's how Andrew and Greg met) As lead brewer his experience had him overseeing 8 team members including brewers, lab tech and packaging team. He managed brewing, fermentation, cellar operations, purchasing and inventory control. Additionally, he was part of seasonal recipe development. 

Greg is married to Emily and has two daughters. 

Rob Rodriguez

Chief Operating Officer

Rob is responsible for the creation of value for the shareholders, employees, customers, and community of Southside Craft Soda.  He is a serial entrepreneur who has extensive experience with the formation, growth, and successful exits of start-up companies.


Rob has an MBA from the University of Texas of San Antonio, a BS in Education from Texas Tech University, and is a licensed commercial realtor. He actively participates in numerous organizations and serves on the Board of Directors for the Youth Orchestra of San Antonio and Southside First Economic Development Foundation. He is an alumna of Leadership San Antonio, an active mentor at Launch SA, and a Distinguished Military Graduate (US Army) from Texas Tech University.

Rob, a native Southsider, is married to Melinda and has two sons and a daughter. 

Paul Randles

Chief Financial Officer

Paul is accountable for the financial affairs of the company, which include planning & forecasting, accounting & reporting, and pricing strategy. His experience spans 25+ years  with Sysco Corporation where his duties included VP of Procurement, VP of Finance/CFO and Contractual Sales.


Paul has a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is a Certified Public Accountant.  Mr. Randles is affiliated with the Texas Society of CPAs, the Association of Corporate Growth, and the Texas Alliance of Land Grant Descendants.

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