Andrea McWilliams is not only a lobbyist and a political fundraiser, she also is a very skilled strategist. She combines her ability to keep grace with her grit and her patience with her great persuasion skills. McWilliams is able to bring all of her expertise to all issues that she encounters. She has been reported as one of the leading fundraisers and political strategists. She has been reported as a leader by the Wall Street Journal, FOX News, USA Today, Newsweek, BBC, CNN and also NPR.
Andrea McWilliams has also received the Profiles in Power Award by the Austin Business Journal. The Girl Scouts of Central Texas have also awarded McWilliams with the Woman of Distinction Award. She also received an award called The Austin Under 40 Award in 2012. She has also received recognition as a member of the Glossy 8 list by the Austin-American Statesman. It will be this year when she also receives the Austin Fashion Week Style Setter award. This award additionally will recognize the dedication of it’s recipients to the non-profit organizations that take place locally.
It was at Public Strategies where McWilliams grew her private sector grassroots skills. This helped her get to where she is today. Currently, she is the co-founder of McWilliams. This is a full-service firm that has governmental affairs consultants. This business move happened when the team of Andrea and Dean, McWillaims’ husband, put together all of their experience as well as their talents to form the trusted and respected alliance.
McWilliams is a philanthropist and also a volunteer in her community. She has been named several different times on the All Stars of the Austin-American Statesman Fortune 500 list. She has also been a board member on many different boards for non-profit organizations. She has represented different cancer prevention groups, KillCancer and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation group.