Who Is Andrea McWilliams?
Andrea McWilliams is an Austin, Texas based political lobbyist and government affairs consultant. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas and is truly a part of the Austin, Texas business, governmental and charitable community. McWilliams was actually raised in a home that was located right near the Texas State Capital in Austin, in what can be described as foreshadowing a long career deeply involved in Texas politics and business.
The Career Of Andrea McWilliams
Mrs. McWilliams began her career in public affairs with public relations firm, Public Strategies. She became a chief of staff at the young age of 21. After working for Public Strategies and dealing with political campaigns and grassroots efforts, Andrea McWilliams founded her own lobbying and political fundraising company that she called McWilliams, named after her husband’s name. McWilliams was co-founded by both Andrea and her husband, Dean, both of who had experience with lobbying, fundraising and the law. The McWilliams lobbying firm now performs campaigns and lobbies on behalf of its clients on the local (city, county), state and federal level.
Notable Campaigns Led By Andrea McWilliams
Andrea McWilliams has led fundraisers and lobbied on behalf of two cancer charities. These include the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and KillCancer. Both of the organizations focus on preventing cancer and providing information to the public on recognizing the symptoms of it. Mrs. McWilliams has also served as the honorary chairwoman of the Mamma Jamma Ride. This event has raised millions of dollars for groups that help Texans struggling with breast cancer. In honor of Andrea McWilliams’ support and fundraising efforts on behalf of cancer charities, Andrea McWilliams has a breast cancer screening room named after her at the Seton Breast Cancer Center of Austin, Texas.