Andrea McWilliams, co-founder of McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants with her husband Dean, is known for her incredibly meticulous attention to detail. Because of her work ethic and political knowledge, she became a Chief of Staff at the young age of 21 and honed her skills in the political arena before sharpening her greassroots skills in the private sector with the well-known public relations company, Public Strategies, Inc. Now Andrea McWilliams puts her skills at combining grace, grit, and persistence to work in the lobbying company she and her husband Dean began together. The McWilliams company quickly rose to the top to become a respected alliance. She is also a well-known national political commentator.
Andrea is a well-known philanthropist, and not just in her home town of Austin, Texas where she grew up mere steps from the Capitol Building above her fathers burger joint on Congress. She has volunteered considerable time and has been named to the “All-Stars” of Austin Fortune 500 list many times. A cancer-survivor herself, Andrea McWilliams has represented the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, among others; and was an honorary chairperson for the Mamma Jamma Ride, raising thousands of dollars for the non-profits in the area who serve the thousands of Central Texans currently battling breast cancer. Mrs. McWilliams shared her story of breast cancer survival while pregnant with Austin Woman Magazine, bringing hope and courage to thousands of women in Central Texas
She also serves a number of other non-profits, volunteering her time with such foundations as the Mexi-Arte Museum, Ballet Austin, Austin Children in Crisis, and the Marathon Kids gala, which promotes healthy living for children. Andrea McWilliams is a name trusted at the local, state, and national levels and commits 110% to every projected she is involved whether it’s political fund-raising, an Art Gala, or supporting a non-profit organization.