Andrea McWilliams is an inspiring role model for many women in Texas, because of her immense success as an influential lobbyist, running a successful governmental affairs consultancy, and being a political strategist, who is in demand across the state and the country. The leadership skills of Andrea McWilliams were known precisely from a very early age of 21 when she became the chief of staff at 21. She currently lives in Old Enfield with her three children and husband, Dean McWilliams, who is also her partner in the firm she founded, McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultant.
Andrea McWilliams is a highly active philanthropist and is associated with some charity and non-profit organizations, like Texas Lyceum, Austin Children in Crisis, Arthouse, Rise Across Texas Challenge, Mexi-Arte Museum, Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital, HeartGift, Pioneer Farms, Waterloo President Council, and more. As a firm believer in cancer prevention, she is also associated with KillCancer and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The important initiative of Mamma Jamma Ride was able to raise millions of dollars with the help and support of Andrea McWilliams. In the Dancing With the Stars fundraising event, Andrea McWilliams participated as a celebrity dancer as well.
Andrea McWilliams has won numerous awards during her lifetime, which includes the “Style Setter” award during the Austin Fashion Week, “Profiles in Power” award by Austin Business Journal, “2016 Texas Businesswoman of the year finalist” award by Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and in the past has also won the prestigious “Austin Under 40” award. Andrea McWilliams is a popular and well-respected political strategist, and her interviews and comments have featured on many TV networks and print publications, such as CNN, NPR, BBC, Fox TV, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and others. She is also the member of the “Inherit Austin,” an organization dedicated to preserving the historical architecture of the city.