Dean McWilliams is one of the top three paid lobbyists in the State of Texas, making over $7 million in lobby contracts every two years. His wife, Andrea McWilliams, receives just over $8 million in lobby contracts. Dean McWilliams receives both private and taxpayer-funded lobby contracts.
The highest of those contracts? An agreement with the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas, where he receives between $200,000 and $300,000.
McWilliams also holds taxpayer-funded contracts from city governments and colleges and universities reaching up to $200,000 each, including the City of Texarkana at $50,000-$100,000. The colleges include Alamo Colleges Foundation Inc., Austin Community College Foundation, Collin County Community College District Foundation Inc., Dallas Community College District Foundation Inc., and the South Texas College Education Foundation.
McWilliams’ most recent controversial client came to light last summer.