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Andrea McWilliams – A Lobbyist With a Purpose

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Andrea Mc William, a lead fundraiser, lobbyist and political strategist was born in 1956 in the border city of El Paso, TX. She attended Apopka, FL for high school and fortunately proceeded on to the Brown University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. It was while in campus that Andrea developed a zeal for social justice issues; immigrant advocacy. Her dedication to empower marginalized communities followed suit.

Andrea McWilliams joined the political scene in Texas at a tender age where at 21 she was already working as the Chief of Staff. Her expertise on everything she indulges to do and her natural ability to be both persuasive and influential h as made her rise to be the esteemed philanthropist ND VOLUNTEER SHE IS TODAY. Andrea McWilliams currently lives in Old Enfield and is involved in lobby and advocacy. She is a co-founder of Mc Williams along with her husband, a distinguished firm for government affairs consultancy. On the side she serves on the PAC Board of Ryan, a global tax service firm.

Her input in campaign fundraiser has been heavily felt and leaves a lot to be desired. Andrea has led successful fundraisers, drafting and enforcing policies in legislative and regulatory arena on behalf of communities or needy citizens. She has been a board member in several non-profit organizations such as Texas Lyceum, Arthouse, HeartGift, and Austin Children in Crisis among others. Andrea McWilliams has also worked in a Breast cancer Foundation, committed to cancer prevention and management. McWilliams tenacity goes beyond just the political involvement, she is a force to reckon in all organizations she has worked for and with, evidence of her lobby skills and strategies have been felt.

Transforming the lives of others through advocacy, sourcing of fund, airing their views and mentorship.

Andrea McWilliams has received prestigious awards among them: the honorary chair for the Mamma Jamma Ride for raising million dollars for breast cancer, in Austin Business Journal she was recognized as “Profile in Power Award”, Girls scouts of Central Texas bestowed her” Woman of Distinction” title, and Austin under 40 award as a recognition of her dedication to support nonprofit organizations.