Andrea McWilliams is a skilled lobbyist and a political fundraiser. She is well known for her impeccable attention to detail, and she brings all the skills she acquired during her work in the public and private sector. She has been featured countlessly in some of the nation’s leading media outlets regarding her political strategies and her fundraising capabilities. She is currently working at McWilliams, a consulting firm on government affairs that she co-founded with her husband, Dean McWilliams.
The two have combined their skills and talents and formed an alliance that is respected and command a huge level of trust nationwide. At 21, she founded Public Strategies, Inc., which is a public relations company. She also serves as a national political commentator and her opinions have been sort after in some of the major political issues.
Andrea McWilliams’ work has led her to receive several distinguishable awards throughout her life. In 2016, she received the “2016 Texas Businesswoman of the Year Finalist” award from the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce. She has also received the “Profiles in Power” from Austin Business Journal. She also received the Woman of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of Central Texas. As recognition for her work on behalf of nonprofit organizations, she was awarded the “Style Setter” by Austin Fashion Week.
She has worked with several nonprofit organizations and has been involved in more than a dozen philanthropic activities. The Austin American-Statesman Fortunate 500 named her in their list of All-Stars. Andrea McWilliams has served as a board member of several nonprofit organizations like “Rise Across Texas Challenge” and Austin Children in Crisis. She has also been active in the fight against cancer, as a cancer survivor herself. She has represented the likes of KillCancer and “Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation”.
Andrea McWilliams enjoys mentoring young women through her partnership with the Austin Business Journal. She has been a champion of women empowerment and has encouraged women to support each other.