Andrea McWilliams is a renowned lobbyist and political fundraiser. Her unique strategies, combined with grit and patience, has seen McWilliams succeed in her career. She is also a keen person who gives meticulous attention to all her undertakings. Her sound educational background and vast experience has seen her succeed in both private and public sector.
Andrea McWilliams’ brilliant performance has seen her receive several awards. She was the Austin Business Journal’s “Profiles in Power” and “Texas Businesswoman of the Year Finalist.” The Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce presented her with the latter award. She has also been a recipient of the “Austin Under 40” award.
Andrea McWilliams started her career at a tender age. At 21, she was already a chief of staff. Through this position, she was able to hone her skills in persuasions and public relation. Her efforts at the firm earned her respect among the industry players who became her clients when she founded the McWilliams, a government affairs consultancy firm. Andrea runs the company together with her husband, Dean.
The political fundraiser is also passionate about her family. Andrea and Dean live in Old Enfield together with their three children. The family lives in a historic home. Andrea McWilliams was born and raised in Texas Capitol on Congress Avenue.
In addition, Andrea McWilliams engages in philanthropic activities. Over the years, Andrea has worked for many organizations. She has been on the board of Texas Lyceum, Arthouse, Mexi-Arte Museum, Rise Across Texas Challenge, HeartGift, and Austin Children in Crisis. She is a member of both St. David’s Hospital Toast of the Town Committee and the Long center’s Notable Women’ board. Andrea has also been involved in the fight against cancer through her works with the KillCancer and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Moreover, Andrea McWilliams has participated in mentoring and inspiring Texas Central women to venture into business.