Randy graduated from The Citadel in 1976 receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He began a 34 year police career in 1976 at the Charleston Police Dept. in South Carolina. During his tenure at CPD, he was assigned as a Uniform Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Arrest Warrant Investigator, and SWAT Officer. As a Sergeant with CPD, he supervised patrol squads and criminal investigations. From 1988 to 2010, he was employed with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as a Special Agent. While at the DEA, Randy directed and worked on basic and complex narcotics investigations, both domestic and international, resulting in numerous arrests, drug asset seizures, and the dismantling of criminal organizations. He managed and operated a US Attorney General exempt undercover self account operation utilized to launder drug proceeds for the purpose of investigating financial crimes. Randy was a certified DEA Firearms Instructor, Tactical Instructor, and Training Agent. Randy currently instructs Centerfire's Buy-Bust Operations, Reverse-Sting Operations, and Managing Confidential Sources.