Randy is a Social Security Disability paralegal with our office. He was born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico. He graduated from Roswell High School in 1970 and then attended the University of New Mexico and obtained a B.A. in 1974. After college, he served in the Peace Corps in Afghanistan where he taught English. Upon returning to New Mexico, he taught English in Iran before returning to Albuquerque.
Then, he obtained an M.A. in Secondary Education from the University of New Mexico with a specialty in teaching English as a second language. From 1979-1983, Randy taught at Highland High School where he met his wife, Ursula. He spent 21 years in the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer in places like Belize, Turkey, and London. During that tenure, he obtained an M.A. in National Security Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. Randy retired from the Foreign Service and returned to Albuquerque.
Upon his return Randy obtained a certificate in paralegal studies and joined the office in June 2005. Randy is responsible for case development in Social Security and in some long term disability matters. Randy speaks Turkish, Farsi, and some Spanish. Outside the office he enjoys continuing education, literature and creating art.