Chief of Staff
Karen Randolph joined the office in 2012 after serving five years as the Information Technology Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Raleigh, NC. Preceding her time in Raleigh, Randolph worked at the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, DC for 16 years. Her assignments there were in the administrative, clandestine operations support, and training realms. She developed expertise that ranged from developing, defending, and implementing program budgets, to assuring Agency budget and resources were aligned with Agency and Intelligence Community priorities and objectives. She also directed and managed programs directly supporting clandestine operations, and personnel training. She has numerous citations and commendations from the Agency. She has a B.A. in Communications from the University of Maryland-College Park and an M.P.A. from Florida Institute of Technology.