In her role as contributor to the AskPatty.com Automotive Advice for Women website and blog, Brandy creates a variety of informational woman-focused content on all subjects from car care and maintenance, to lifestyle-related features, vehicle reviews, and news.
Prior to joining the AskPatty team, she was Senior Editor and Content Manager of TrueCar.com where she created consumer friendly content in a variety of subjects covering safety, technology, and alternate powertrain vehicles, as well as educational car shopping, leasing and buying features. Brandy entered the digital space in 1999 as the Project Manager for MotorTrend.com developing, writing, and photographing all kinds of editorial content from automotive reviews to domestic and international auto shows; she managed their forums and e-newsletters and oversaw their Spanish site MotorTrendenEspanol.com.
Brandy first burned rubber in a red 1976 Chevy Monza and will never forget her first true muscle car: a Root Beer Brown 1968 Mustang Coupe with a 289cid small-block V-8. Her current daily driver is a blaze yellow 2010 Ford Fiesta she has nicknamed Sunshine. She has two sons -- 23-year-old Benjamin, and 14-year-old Tristan -- and three cats.
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