Co-Founder & CMO
Digital marketer, serial entrepreneur, and combat-decorated U.S. Naval Officer who led a Special Forces fast-boat team in the Iraq War, Andy Mackensen is Co-Founder and CMO of SnackNation, America’s premiere healthy snack delivery service for businesses and homes.
Andy’s career began as a United States Naval Officer who led a Special Forces boat team in the Iraq War. As “Fast Boat Commander,” he executed counter-terrorism operations in the Persian Gulf and his teams intercepted over 100 Al Qaeda suspects.
After the Navy, Andy co-founded HUMAN (Helping Unite Mankind And Nutrition), America’s first healthy vending company. HUMAN hit #168 on the Inc. 500 list and was a #1 Franchise in Category in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500.
After HUMAN, Andy co-founded SnackNation healthy snack delivery. SnackNation discovers the most exciting, new, delicious all-natural snack brands, curates them together, and ships millions of snacks to thousands of businesses and homes every month. SnackNation was voted as one of the “Best Places to Work” in LA by the Los Angeles Business Journal and one of the “Top Company Cultures” by Entrepreneur Magazine.
Andy holds a BS from Boston University, an MBA from Stanford University, and lives with his wife, two sons, and dog in Manhattan Beach, CA. He also digs powder skiing, being active, clever jokes, and high fives.