Spiros Mantzavinos owns The Mantzavinos Group – a public affairs and communications firm with experience in the energy, business, non-profit and health care sectors. During nearly two decades of working in public affairs, government lobbying and communications, he has gained extensive knowledge and understanding of how government, media and politics operate and intersect.
Prior to launching The Mantzavinos Group, Spiros managed government and media relations for Christiana Care Health System, one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s largest academic health care providers. Before joining Christiana Care, Spiros worked for the American Heart Association where he advanced the association’s public policy agenda in Delaware and the City of Philadelphia. His advocacy responsibilities included working with the Heart Association’s communications team and writing talking points, newsletter articles and electronic advocacy alerts to a 3,000-member grassroots network.Spiros began his Delaware public affairs career working for the Delaware State Senate’s Majority Caucus. There, he staffed the Senate Natural Resources and Environmental Control Committee and the Senate Energy and Transit Committee. He then became Vice-President of Government Affairs for the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, lobbying on behalf of the Chamber’s 1,700 members before County and State Government.In addition to leading The Mantzavinos Group, Spiros appears as a guest commentator on WHYY-TV’s First segment “State of Play” and is on the board of directors of PRSA Delaware. He earned a M.A. in political science from the University of Delaware and holds a B.A. in economics and political science from Muhlenberg College.