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The smart and seamless way to manage your beverage program
 

Our vision,
Your values

 
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Our Mission

SPEC is the first Beverage Program Management System. We’re beverage directors too, so we understand the endless amount of time and energy it takes to make a great program run smoothly.

We built SPEC to handle the hassle, so you can continue to do what you do best with confidence and ease!

 
 
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Our Team

 
 
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MARCUS BANEY - CEO

Marcus Baney studied business administration at the Leed’s School of Business at University of Colorado Boulder and is a veteran bartender in the craft cocktail space. For over a decade in the hospitality space, he's worked alongside employees to grow their abilities behind the bar and in front of it. Directing beverage programs for well-known places like Burger Up, Marcus understands the practical needs of working professional restaurant employees. Year over year, he's seen the demand for a comprehensive solution like Spec continue to grow among establishments and employees alike.

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DAVE KRYSL - COO

Dave Krysl studied business and marketing at the Leed’s School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder and comes to Spec with nearly a decade overseeing operations in the fashion content space. Most recently, Dave served as the Director of Operations for VIDEOFASHION, the world's largest fashion content archive. In his seven years at VIDEOFASHION, Dave saw the content company through times of technological advancement as well as disruption.

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KAT LISCIANI - CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

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BRIT PHILLIPS - CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER

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EVAN PHILLIPS - VP OF CONTENT

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DAWEI LI - SR. DEVELOPER LEAD

STAYKO STAYKOV - ADVISOR

Over fifteen years of experience in entrepreneurship, strategic asset management and advising in the areas of Strategy Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Technology Licensing, and Leadership Development. 

NASHVILLE ENTREPRENEUR CENTER - INFLIGHT ACCELERATOR

One year long accelerator program in conjunction with Nashville Entrepreneur Center - Featuring Clint Smith (co-founder Emma) and Debbie Gordon (founder S3 Asset Management) as EIRs (Entrepreneur in Residence) over program.

 
 

Build a bar
that thrives.

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Our Clients

 

 
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"February [the month that we began using Spec] was the first time that liquor sales have surpassed beer sales in our restaurant's history."


—Brandon, Director of Operations at Burger Up

 
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