Andrea McWilliams gained national recognition as a lobbyist, political strategist, and fundraiser when the prominent media organizations began reporting on her activities. She currently is the co-founder of a full-service firm that consults clients on governmental affairs.
The organization that shares her name, McWilliams, was founded when Andrea and her Spouse Dean teamed up to form the firm. Since the founding in the mid-2000s, McWilliams has earned trust, respect, and a reputation for delivering what they promise at the local, state, and national levels.
Andrea first enjoyed some political notoriety when at 21 she became a Chief of Staff in the Texas Legislature. She is a native Austinite who others have described as a consigliere to the powerful and political. Her powers of persuasion have become legendary in Texas as evidenced by her ability to pass $100 million in incentives in the 81st legislative session to make her state number one in clean coal.
The people of Texas seem to love adorning Andrea McWilliams with awards and commendations. A few examples include being a recipient the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce award as 2016s Texas Businesswoman of the Year Finalist. In the same year, she was recognized in the Austin Business Journal’s Profiles in Power and received the Girl Scouts Women of Distinction award.
Andre McWilliams has also been singled out for setting styles and her work for nonprofits. Her respectability as a philanthropist and community supporter is as sterling as her reputation for meticulous attention to detail in her business dealings. Andrea grew up within sight of the Texas Capitol building, and she and her family continue to reside not far away.