Randy Southard '74

Senior Development Associate

Heath Hill House

Randy joined the Development Team in February 2014 after retiring from a 39 year career as an underwriter/consultant in the insurance industry.  As an alumnus, Randy has served on the Alumni Board and the Board of Visitors at Catawba.  His current role involves assisting Alumni and Friends of Catawba who share their time and financial resources to help sustain the Catawba experience for our current and future students.  Additionally, he serves as the liaison between the Development Office and the Board of Visitors.  Randy graduated Magna Cum Laude at Catawba, receiving his B.A in Business. 

He resides in his hometown of Stokesdale, NC where he continues to serve as a volunteer with the Stokesdale Fire Department for 50+ years.  He is the father of a son and a daughter and “papa” to 3 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.