Randy received his Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in May 1980.
During his first seven years Randy worked for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Indiana’s accelerated soil survey program.
In August 1987, Randy transferred to the position of Stormwater Specialist and in November 1991 Assistant Director for the DNR, Division of Soil Conservation Stormwater and Sediment Control Program. As Assistant Director, Randy oversaw the field implementation of the stormwater construction site run-off program, which was jointly administered with a sister state agency.
On May 2, 2005, Randy accepted a position of Stormwater Program Manager with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). Randy’s responsibilities include implementation of NPDES stormwater regulations related to construction, industrial, and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s). Randy is currently the Section Chief for the Stormwater and Wetlands Program that includes NPDES stormwater regulations related to construction, industrial, MS4s, 401 WQC and State Regulated Wetlands Programs.
Randy is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) and a Certified Professional in Municipal Stormwater Management (CPMSM) through EnviroCert International Incorporated.
Randy is the IDEM liaison to the Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management (INAFSM). In 2013, Randy received recognition for Excellence in Stormwater Management presented by the INAFSM.
Randy currently serves as a member of the EnviroCert International Incorporated Strategic Advisory Council.