Andrea McWilliams is one of the most effective lobbyists and prime movers on Austin, Texas nonprofit and political scenes today. From Austin herself, she’s got a long track record of getting things done. Along with her husband Dean, Andrea McWilliams co-founded McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants, and today the two work on both sides of the aisle to lobby on behalf of their diverse roster of clients. While motivated by results, she also has a strong sense of right and wrong and has a history of doing good as well as doing well.
Yesterday and Today
In her early twenties, Andrea McWilliams became a chief of staff in the Texas political and fundraising scene, and she’s been going strong ever since then. Currently, she gives advice to some of the most important politicians and business people in her orbit. Outside of their work, Andrea McWilliams and her husband raise their three children in their restored home in Old Enfield.
When it comes to fundraising, Andrea McWilliams is a dynamo. Over the course of her career, she has spearheaded successful campaigns from the grass roots level to the national arena.
Philanthropy and Awards
The awards that Andrea McWillams has received are numerous. She has earned honors from organizations including the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Austin Business Journal. When it comes to philanthropy, she has helped multiple nonprofits and businesses including Rise Across Texas, The Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital and Austin Children in Crisis. She’s even served as a celebrity dancer to raise money for charity!