Andrea McWilliams, who makes her home in Old Enfield, Texas with her husband and three children wears many hats. She is a mother, wife, national political commentator, lobbyist, political fundraiser, philanthropist and the co-founder of the McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultant.
In Texas politics she became the Chief of Staff at the age of 21. Then from public service she went into the private sector where she jorined the public relations firm of Public Strategies, Inc. Later Andrea McWilliams and her husband, Dean, combined their expertise and knowledge and formed a governmental affairs consulting firm, McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultant, in Texas.
McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants is a consulting firm for governmental affairs which offer their clients lobbying expertise in legislative and regulatory strategies. Their bipartisan lobbying team represents both side of the aisle in the Texas legislative process. The firm’s expertise is respected and trusted at all levels of government.
As a philanthropist and community volunteer, Andrea McWilliams has served on such non-profit organizations as Texas Lyceum, Preservation Austin, Austin Children in Crisis, St. David’s Hospital Toast of the Town Committee, and Inherit Austin.
Andrea McWilliams is not only a volunteer for cancer but also a fundraiser. Being committed to the cause of cancer, she has represented two non-profit organizations, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and Kill Cancer. Through her fundraising efforts for Mamma Jamma Ride, the group raised millions of dollars to help people of Central Texas to cope with breast cancer.
Throughout her career, Andrea has been the recipient of many awards. Some of the awards include:
- Austin Business Journal’s “Profiles in Power”
- Woman of Distinction Award by the Girl Scouts of Central Texas
- Austin Under 40 Award
- Austin Fashion Week’s ”Style Setter” Award (Work for local nonprofit organizations