Director of Special Projects
Kellie Randle is Director of Special Projects at Randle Communications. As one of the founders of the firm, she serves as a member of the management team. She oversees hiring and direction of the administrative functions of the company, and also serves as the firm’s community outreach and special events director.
In 2003, Randle worked on Governor Schwarzenegger’s historic recall campaign. Following the landslide victory, she worked for Maria Shriver and chaired the official State Capitol welcoming event for California’s dynamic new First Lady.
Randle brings more than 25 years of administrative expertise, special events management, fundraising, PR and campaign experience to the firm. Her career in politics started as an intern in Washington D.C. for the George H. W. Bush White House in 1989. While at UCLA, she joined United States Senator Pete Wilson’s successful campaign for Governor in 1990. During his first term, Governor Wilson asked Randle to serve him in a number of ways including planning and logistics, event coordination and advance.
In 1995, Randle started The Randle Company, a special events and fundraising business that served a multitude of prominent clients in the Capital City including Governor Pete Wilson, Crime Victims’ United, the California Union of Safety Employees (CAUSE) and State Legislators including former Assembly Members Rod Pacheco and Ted Weggeland.
Randle was a contributing writer to Chicken Soup for the Soul Books and was a columnist for Inside Publications, interviewing prominent leaders of the community. Her diverse work experience also includes four years as a teacher in the Elk Grove Unified School District. She remains active in the field of education, where she has been PTA President and recently served on the Superintendent’s Advisory Committee for the Sacramento City Unified School District. She currently represents Randle Communications as a board member of California Musical Theater (Producers of Music Circus and Broadway Sacramento). She is also Vice President of the Board of National Charity League, works with Shriners Hospital for Children and is on the Parent Boards at Jesuit and St. Francis High Schools. Randle has been active in many community organizations including the Junior League of Sacramento, Pi Beta Phi, and local theater groups including Sacramento Theater Company.
Randle graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. Long filled with a passion for international travel that she now instills in her children, she has explored more than 30 countries on four continents. She lives in Sacramento with her husband, Jeff, and three children, Annie, Jake and Jillie Kate.