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Andrea McWilliams Is an Important Part of Texas Politics

Andrea McWilliams is a political fundraiser, lobbyist and analyst. She has received the Profiles in Power from the Austin Business Journal and has been honored by the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce as a 2016 Texas Businesswoman of the Year finalist. The Girl Scouts of Central Texas has even recognized McWilliams as a Woman of Distinction and she also received the Austin Under 40 award, given by the Austin American-Statesman. This year, Andrea McWilliams was named a Style Setter by Austin Fashion Week. The organization recognized her impressive work and commitment to local nonprofit groups.

McWilliams was named Chief of Staff at just 21, and went on to improve her skills in the private grassroots sector by working with Public Strategies, Inc. She is now the cofounder of McWilliams, a full-service PR firm that services government officials. She runs the company with her husband Dean, and the two provide fair and balanced representation, since they are a bipartisan couple.

Andrea McWilliams currently lives in the Old Enfield area, and grew up near the Texas Capitol on Congress Avenue. The coupe have three children. McWilliams is also a philanthropist and volunteers in the community to help bring about positive and lasting change in the city of Austin. Andrea McWilliams has been on the All Stars list of the Austin American Statesman Fortunate 500 list and has served as a board member for several nonprofit organizations, including Rise Across Texas Challenge, Texas Lyceum, HeartGift, the Mexi-Art Museum and Austin Children in Crisis.

Andrea McWilliams Continues to Make Her Mark In Texas Politics

Andrea McWilliams is a political fundraiser and lobbyist. She has been honored with the Profiles in Power award from the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and was a 2016 Texas Businesswoman of the Year finalist. McWilliams also a Woman of Distinction, which is an honor that was awarded to her by the Girl Scouts of Central Texas. She has also received the Austin Under 40 ward and was recognized by the Austin Americano-Statesman as part of the Glossy 8 list. Recently, McWilliams also received the Style Setter award from Austin Fashion Week for her hard work and dedication with local nonprofit organizations. In 2017, Andrea McWillians was the only political lobbyist to be profiled with the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House in the POWER feature of Texas Monthly, which profiled key players in the legislative session.

McWilliams became Chief of Staff at just 21, and later went on to perfect her skills in the grassroots and private sectors by working with PR firm Public Strategies, Inc. Today, she is the cofounder of McWilliams, a full-service firm for politicians and those who work in governmental affairs. She runs the company with her husband Dean.

Andrea McWilliams currently lives in Old Enfield with her husband and three children, not far from her childhood home near the Texas Capitol on Congress Avenue. She is also known for her philanthropy work and is a volunteer in her community. McWilliams has been a board member for a number of nonprofit organization, including Arthouse, Rise Across Texas Challenge, HeartGift and the Waterloo President’s Council.