As a skilled strategist, Andrea McWilliams is meticulous and attention-to-detail driven. She is a well-known lobbyist and political fundraiser, both in private and public sectors. She is well-known by the national media, with organizations like NPR, CNN, FOX News, and the Wall Street Journal all regarding her as a leading political strategist and fundraiser. She is currently serving on the PAC Board of Ryan.
Andrea McWilliams is distinguished by the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce and is a national political commentator. She has won awards like the “2016 Texas Businesswoman of the Year Finalist” award by the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce and the “Profiles in Power” award by Austin Business Journal. Austin Fashion Week’s “Style Setter” award and the “Woman of Distinction” award by the Girl Scouts are also on list of accomplishments.
She co-founded a full-service firm that consults on governmental affairs. Andrea McWilliams combined her talents with her husband Dean’s to create McWilliams, becoming a respected and trusted firm by local, state, and national levels. Using her passion and experience of being a Chief of Staff at 21, she co-founded this successful firm after honing her private sector skills at Public Strategies, Inc., an iconic public relations company.
Andrea McWilliams isn’t just political though. She is a well-regarded philanthropist and volunteer within the community. She has served as a board member for numerous organizations like Austin Children in Crisis, Rise Across Texas Challenge, and the Waterloo President’s Council. She was once the President of an organization that was founded to preserve Austin’s past.
McWilliams has supported groups like KillCancer and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. In 2014, a screening room was named after her in the Seton Breast Cancer Center in Austin for all of her dedication and commitment. She has also partnered with the Austin Business Journal to serve as a mentor to younger women in the area. Andrea McWilliams is also committed to organizations like Ballet Austin, the Pease Park Conservancy, and Preservation Austin.