Andrea McWilliams is one of the most influential female figures in Texas, and to her credit, she gained the position of chief of staff at the young age of 21. Her lobbying efforts are admired and recognized nationwide and are a smart and skilled strategist. She is the founder of the highly popular and respected McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants. In 2009, she was named the top lobbyists in all of Texas by the highly revered Austin Business Journal. Andrea McWilliams is one of the prominent and influential fundraisers and political figures in the state of Texas. She along with her husband, Dean McWilliams, work relentlessly to devise policies on the legislative as well as the regulatory front for the firm’s clients, which surprisingly are democrats as well as Republicans.
Their firm is one of the most sought after government affairs consultancy companies in the country because of their influential bipartisan role they play, ensuring that their customers are represented on both the sides in a balanced manner. Andrea McWilliams has received “Profiles in Power Award” by Austin Business Journals and also received “Woman of Distinction” award. She loves giving back to the community and doesn’t only make charitable donations, but is also personally associated with many charity organizations where she does volunteer jobs.
Few of the non-profit organizations Andrea McWilliams is related to involves Texas Lyceum, Mexi-Arte Museum, Rise Across Texas Challenge, Austin Children in Crisis, Waterloo President’s Council, Ballet Austin, Pease Park Conservancy, Arthouse, Pioneer Farms, and more. She has served as the honorary chairman for the highly popular initiative, Mamma Jamma Ride, which has raised millions since it started.
McWilliams has also represented KillCancer and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, which are globally revered organizations working to prevent cancer. Recently in the legislative session, she approved $100 million for the building of the cleanest coal power plant in Texas. Her firm is one of the most successful government affairs consultancy companies in the country today.