An iconic figure in the worlds of both politics and philanthropy, Andrea McWilliams is a top political fundraiser and lobbyist based in Austin, Texas. She began her political activities while she was only 21 years old, and to date, she has received national recognition as a talented strategist. Andrea McWilliams is the founder of an influential political lobby called the McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants. She is a graduate of Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Cultural Anthropology.
Andrea McWilliams is a firebrand politician respected in all circles of government. Working alongside her husband, Dean McWilliams, they form a formidable political team that crafts policy embracing regulatory arenas and legislative affairs for many clients. Being a team that combines Democratic/Republican interests, as wife and husband, they are well placed to ensure that people from both sides of the political divide are adequately represented. Andrea McWilliams has earned glittering accolades as a tenacious fighter for justice. Her impressive achievement in the field of politics has given her title as a ‘consigliere to the politically powerful.’
Outside of her political engagements, Andrea McWilliams has avid interests in philanthropic activities. Of particular note is the committee membership she holds in St. David’s Toast of the Town. She also plays an inaugural role in the Long Center’s Notable Women, and she was the honorary chair of the Mamma Jamma Ride in 2012. The drive and passion she demonstrates in humanitarian activities have made her an acclaimed national figure.
In matters affecting environmental conservation, she is not to be left behind. Andrea McWilliams helped pass legislation to make Texas the leading place in the world with the best clean-energy coal plant able to capture carbon. Her effort netted incentives of up to $100. She also fought tooth and nail to save a $3 million research package for cancer in 2007.