Public Relations Specialist
Andrea Oliveira is a PR pro who strives to bring public relations, content marketing and brand positioning together to help clients gain quality exposure, while ultimately achieving strategic brand and business goals. She has worked with companies and organizations of all sizes in aerospace, mobile computing and wireless technologies, telecommunications, homeland security & defense, education, healthcare, and clean tech.
Before starting work with TREW, Andrea was an account manager at Phillips & Company, a communications firm serving the aerospace and emerging commercial space, military defense, education technology and mobile computing markets. In this role, Andrea helped lead teams with varied public relations and marketing initiatives, including media and analyst relations, researching, executive speaking opportunity placement, brand positioning, event management and digital marketing. During her combined four years with Phillips, she represented accounts primarily in the space sector such as NASA, Lockheed Martin as well as various technology startups.
Prior to Phillips, Andrea was an account representative at Lois Paul and Partners, a public relations firm for the technology, healthcare and clean tech industries. As an account representative, she managed and supported teams with a focus in public relations activities for Hitachi Data Systems, Kodak, National Instruments, Radvision (an Avaya Company), LEGO Education, Skyonic and CleanFUEL USA. Through both launch-related and proactive efforts, Andrea secured a number of executive speaking engagements on behalf of her client spokespersons, corporate and technology awards, in addition to media coverage in top-tier business, trade and regional outlets, including Bloomberg, Forbes, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Wired, ReadWriteWeb, FierceWireless, among many others.
Andrea also served as the office manager for Texas State Representative René Oliveira during the 81st Legislature, where she acted as liaison between constituents and their state government, was the point of contact for House members, Senate members and lobbyists and coordinated multiple events. In addition, Andrea gained early experience with her work at Elizabeth Christian & Associates, an Austin-based public relations agency. At Elizabeth Christian, Andrea developed and enhanced her skills in media relations, legislative and grassroots projects, public affairs, event promotion, writing and editing in the areas of higher education, healthcare and clean tech.
Andrea earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication from Texas State University, where she majored in public relations and minored in business administration.