Randi joined HA in April 2010, initially as a fundraising consultant and then becoming a member of the staff in August of the same year. As HA’s National Director of Special Events she is responsible for HA’s WALKs and Special Events including recruiting, training and providing ongoing support for HA’s volunteer WALK Chairs as well as working with volunteers coordinating a wide variety of other fundraising events across the United States.
Randi’s has more than 25 years of experience in non-profit administration and development, primarily with national non-profit health organizations, giving her an extensive background with special event fundraising. Prior to joining HA, Randi was the North Carolina State Director for the March of Dimes for five years. Before joining the March of Dimes, Randi was employed by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), opening its first chapter office in eastern North Carolina. Throughout her career, she has personally coordinated 91 fundraising events of all types (walks, galas, golf tournaments and more) raising a total of $8.9 million.
Randi holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Canterbury College. In her spare time, Randi enjoys designing and making jewelry.