Andrew Brooks was elected New Canaan’s Town Treasurer in 2013 and was re-elected in 2015, 2017, and 2019. He is seeking a fifth term in the upcoming 2021 municipal election.
A resident of New Canaan since 1994, Andrew attended New Canaan Public Schools and graduated from New Canaan High School, where he was an AP Scholar with Distinction and a member of the National Honor Society. Andrew earned his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University where he double-majored in Economics and History and minored in International and Global Studies.
Following his graduation, Andrew joined AmeriCorps as a public school teacher before pursuing his career in the financial services industry. After completing his AmeriCorps service, Andrew was a senior management consultant with Deloitte’s banking and securities practice and later Accenture’s finance and risk strategy practice, and subsequently worked in-house within the banking industry. Over the years, Andrew has partnered with treasury, finance, and risk management departments of many Fortune 500 financial institutions to implement new business processes, improve asset and liability management practices, enhance operational and financial risk management capabilities, and lead strategic regulatory initiatives. Andrew continues to leverage his education and private sector experience to serve as a responsible steward of New Canaan’s tax dollars.
In addition to serving as Town Treasurer, Andrew has been an active volunteer. He has served as a Justice of the Peace (since 2009), a Republican Town Committee Member, a NCHS Career Night Panelist, a New Canaan Coalition (now Ram Council) founding board member, and a Junior Achievement business volunteer. Andrew has also served as a United Nations Representative for the Foundation for Post Conflict Development and as a board member of the Omega Ensemble.