Randy grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan, spending summers at Gull Lake Bible and Missionary Conference where he gained a passion for Missions. He attended Moody Bible Institute, earning a BA in Communication. Randy worked in the advertising, marketing, and communications industry. Then in 2004, he changed careers, joining the development team at Moody where he was responsible for their annual giving program and served as Executive Editor for Today in the Word. Randy’s passion for the Gospel and the unreached led him to Partners International where he is excited to engage with individuals and churches that are making a difference through the Partners International network. Randy enjoys going to the gym, biking, watching high school track meets, and restoring a vintage motorcycle. He and Joy have been married 25 years and have three children and a foster daughter.