Andrea McWilliams is a political strategist and a leading political fundraiser who has been featured on national media such as FOX News, USA Today, BBC, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, and NPR. Her involvement in both the private and public sector has exhibited her unique way of combining patience and persuasion in every issue she handles while paying attention to detail. Andrea is a national political commentator whose profile has been featured in several Texas Publications. Notably, the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce regards her as the “consigliore to the powerful and political.”
Andrea McWilliams built her name in the private sector when she became a chief of staff at the iconic public relations firm, Public Strategies, Inc., at just 21. Together with her husband Dean, Andrea established McWilliams, a company that offers consultancy services on government affairs. The couple has combined their talents and experience in leading the company to become a respected alliance and reputable firm both locally and nationally. Andrea McWilliams is active in volunteering to community activities. She is also heavily involved in philanthropic activities. Over the years, Andrea McWilliams has served on the boards of various non-profit organizations. She is a member of the Long Center’s Notable Women and the Town Committee of St. David’s Hospital Toast. Previously, she served as the president of Inherit Austin.
She has also been involved with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, KillCancer, Mamma Jamma Ride, and Center for Child Protection. Andrea McWilliams offers business insights to young women in Central Austin. She serves on the board of Preservation Austin. Her outstanding performance in the industry has seen her receive different awards, including Profiles in Power and 2016 Texas Businesswoman of the Year Finalist by the Austin Business Journal and the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce respectively. Andrea McWilliams is the recipient of the Woman of Distinction Award by the Girl Scouts of Central Texas, the Austin Under 40 award, and a Style-Setter Award by the Austin Fashion Week for her philanthropic engagements. The Austin American-Statesman Foundation named her in the Glossy 8 list.