Category: Cancer Survivor

Andrea McWilliams Gives Hope

Andrea McWilliams is the top political fundraiser and lobbyist in Texas; her strong relationship with the government started when she became the chief of staff at the age of 21. She co-founded the McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants with her husband Dean; the firm is a government affair consultant. Her expertise and attention to details make the work she engages in perfect.

For Texas to have the first world clean coal, Andrea McWilliams contributed one hundred million dollars during the 81st Legislative Session; in 2007, she was saved three billion dollars for cancer research project.

Andrea McWilliams philanthropist cannot go unnoticed. She is a member of both the Long Center’s Notable Women and St. David’s Hospital Toast of the Town Committee; she is also the chair of the Mamma Jamma Ride, she has helped in raising a lot of money to help people with breast cancer. She has been a member of the board of several non-profit organizations: Pease Park Conservancy, the Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital, and Austin Children in Crisis, just to name a few. That is not all; she has also represented Kill Cancer and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, both which are committed to cancer prevention.

Andrea McWilliams is a breast cancer survivor and she hopes that her story about her battle with cancer will encourage many women. Austin Women Magazine sat with her for an interview and they published her story. The Publisher Melinda Garvey met a woman who was taking the magazine to her sick sister to show her Andrea’s story, so she knows she has hope. Andrea McWilliams was diagnosed with breast cancer and a week later she found out she was pregnant with her third child. She is the voice of hope for women who not only battling with breast cancer but also other major diseases. Andrea says if she can fight and defeat it then anybody else can do too.