Andrea Brands

Director of Consumer Safety and Education, AT&T

Since she began her career more than 20 years ago, Andrea Brands has had a varied career that includes high-level positions in government, political and corporate communications and public affairs – largely in the Chicago area of Illinois. She spearheads consumer education programs that include driver safety (AT&T’s anti-texting-while-driving campaign, It Can Wait) and online safety, where she has developed educational outreach programs for students, parents, external organizations, communities and seniors. Most recently, Ms. Brands was named AT&T’s first Director of Consumer 6 & Education, dedicated to empowering consumers with tools and information to help them use technology safely and efficiently.

Recently written by Andrea


AT&T's DriveMode App Prevents Texting While Driving

AT&T'sDriveMode app, #X and It Can Wait initiatives help drivers remember to put down the phone. 


When It Comes to Texting & Driving, Actions Speak Louder than Words

On AT&T's third annual day of action for their #ItCanWait campaign, learn how you can promote safer driver for your friends and family.


Take Action This Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Did you know this month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month? Read to learn about what you can do to help promote safer driving habits to family and friends.


No Text is Worth a Life: Take the Pledge and Pass it On

Today is Drive 4 Pledges Day – the It Can Wait movement’s nationwide day of action to end texting while driving. Learn how you can get involved and take the pledge!


No Text is Worth a Life…It Can Wait

Andrea Brands, AT&T Director of Consumer Safety & Education, talks about AT&T's It Can Wait campaign, a platform dedicated to preventing teens from texting while driving. Read more about the campaign!