Andrea McWilliams was born and raised in El Paso, TX. In 2012, she graduated from Brown University with Bachelor of Arts in anthropology. Andrea McWilliams was passionate about social justice; she helped in immigrant advocacy in her hometown at the beginning of her career. Andrea McWilliams was attracted to college access, and today she is the West Warwick high school second-year guide. When she started advising, she realized that is what she was interested in, and it led to making plans to pursue Master’s degree in business administration with the aim of focus in on management of non-profit making organizations.
Andrea McWilliams plays her role a Texas lobbyist together with her husband, McWilliams. The two craft policies on behalf of their clients to ensure the customers are well presented on both sides of the political aisle. During her career, she received several awards, among them include:
- Austin’s business journal ‘Profiles in Power’
- 2016 Texas Businesswoman of the year finalist award
- Woman of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of Central Texas
- Austin under 4o award, it was awarded several years ago
- A member of Glossy 8 list from Austin America-Statesman
- Styler Setter award from fashion week
Andrea McWilliams is known for her philanthropic work. She has on several occasions been listed among Austin American-Statesman 500 list. She has served as a member of several non-profit organizations such as Texas Lyceum, Rises across, Heargift among others. The philanthropist is also an inaugural member of long center notable women and St. David Hospital toast of the town committee. She was the president of inherent Austin, which was founded to preserve Austin’s culture, historic fabric and maintaining its unique character.
Andrea McWilliams made passed $100 million during the 81st legislative session. The contribution aimed to make Texas the world’s number one location for clean coal power plant that captures carbon. Additionally, she campaigned in her outside chamber role that raised $3 billion for cancer research.