Randy is originally from Sioux City, IA where he grew up, went to high school, college, and enlisted in the Air Force and then finished in the Air National Guard.
He met his best friend, Cindy and they were married in 1983. They moved to Tucson in 1985.
Randy went to work for a small company that assembled wiring and cable harnesses, mostly for commercial applications. This experience lead him to be recruited by a company in Phoenix called Elmec (later Dynaco), and he moved the family to Phoenix in 1990. At Elmec, they did the same type of manufacturing, only this time it was for several DX-A7 rated government contracts. Randy was purchasing manager on the Sidewinder Missile projects and the Mark 46, 48, and 50 torpedo programs. He was in charge of procurement, acquisitions, and project finance.
In 1998, he went to work with his wife to help build C.A.P. Surgical Services, Inc. a company specializing in Medical Claims Billing, Medical Office Management Consulting, and Operating Room Surgical First Assisting. They still own and operate this business today.
He became a Master Mason, and a Shriner in 2006, and a Scottish Rite Mason in 2009. Since becoming part of El Zaribah, he has been very active in the Shrine. He was an officer in the Mounted Patrol in 2007, 2008, 2009, and became Captain of the Mounted Patrol in 2010. He served as secretary and treasurer for the Mounted Patrol in 2007 and 2012. He was the Temple Onion Chairman from 2010-2012. He served on the Potentate’s Staff in 2010-2012. He was a co-chairman on the Night of the Child Banquet Committee in 2009-2011. He is a member of the Membership Development Team. He is also involved in many Temple functions such as, the CIF BBQ, the Shrine Circus, and the Shrine Golf Classic, to name a few.
His whole family is very involved at El Zaribah. His wife Cindy and daughter Tiffany are both members of LOS. Tiffany is in the clown unit. His son-in-law Jerry is a member of the Mounted Patrol. His granddaughter, Lexi, is a little spark plug that loves being around the Shriners, and calls herself, a “Shrine Aide”
Randy is very proud to be an El Zaribah Shriner, and honored to be on the Divan, serving and working for all the Nobles at our Temple.