Randy serves as the chief advancement officer. He works closely with and promotes collaboration between the president, senior staff, and governing boards to build relationships and fund operating and strategic initiatives. Randy heads the group responsible for raising over $14 million in operating support annually through annual giving, membership, planned giving, and corporate/foundation support. He also oversees efforts to secure an additional $10-$50 million annually in capital, endowment, and special project funding from individuals, foundations/corporations, and government sources. Responsibilities include staffing the Board Membership, Advancement, and Community Relations Committees.
Randy was named Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of 2020 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Los Angeles Chapter. An incredibly well-deserved honor, he is a dedicated member of the staff who literally grew up at The Huntington and has served it with great energy, enthusiasm, and professionalism. Randy has a Bachelor of Science degree in urban and regional planning from Cal Poly Pomona and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern California. Previously, he worked in local government positions in city management, community development, and historic preservation. Also active in the community, he sat on the Board of Union Station Homeless Services, where he was the Board Chair 2013-15 and is a past board member of Pasadena Heritage.