Andrea McWilliams has a name the majority of political individuals with even a scant knowledge of Texas will know and respect; McWilliams seems to have been around the Texan political world for a long, but this is largely because of her first major role as a Chief of Staff taking place when she was just 21 years of age. Now better known as one of the leading lobbyists in Texas and the U.S. as a whole, Andrea McWilliams has formed her own company, McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants that she manages along side her husband, Dean.
One of the great passions of the life of Andrea McWilliams has been her commitment to philanthropy, which she has made a top priority through her work with a number of foundations and groups at a national and state level. As a board member Andrea McWilliams has worked for a number of not for profit groups, including the Rise Across Texas Challenge and the Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital; the philanthropic work conducted by Andrea McWilliams has also brought her ever closer ties to her home town of Austin, Texas, where she has presided over the Inherit Austin group as President.
The people of Austin, Texas and far beyond can look at the work of Andrea McWilliams with pride as she has been a major reason why a number of the top political campaigns of recent years have been successful in the Texas legislature. The work completed by Andrea McWilliams has included her work to make sure a cancer research package providing upwards of $3 billion in funding made its way through the Legislature in 2007; her success has also seen a number of important business and trade campaigns find success as she has successfully crossed party lines to inspire deals to be made for the good of the people of Texas.