Kellie Randle is director of community relations 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.
Randle began her career working for Pete Wilson during his gubernatorial election in 1990. She worked in Advance, event planning, logistics and coalition building. Her political career included the Governor’s Office in Sacramento as assistant to the deputy chief of staff, The Department of Education and the White House in Washington, D.C.
Randle owned and operated a special events and fundraising business and also taught elementary school. She returned to politics to work on Governor Schwarzenegger’s historic recall campaign and worked with Maria Shriver as the chair of the State Capitol’s welcoming event for California’s new First Lady.
Randle is deeply committed to community service through volunteerism. She is passionate about philanthropic work and improving the Sacramento community. She currently represents Randle Communications as a board member of California Musical Theater (producers of Music Circus and Broadway Sacramento) and is chairing the 2018 Broadway Gala. She works with the Shriners Hospital for Children’s Debutante Ball and is on the parent boards at Jesuit and St. Francis high schools, and the Parents and Family Association Advisory Board at Vanderbilt University. Randle is also the current president of the National Charity League (NCL) Sacramento Chapter, where she leads 250 mothers and daughters in service to 17 local philanthropies. She has created a new partnership with NCL and Foster Youth in Sacramento, raising money for scholarships and creating mentoring opportunities.
She has also served as PTA president and was appointed to the Superintendent’s Advisory Committee for the Sacramento City Unified School District. She chaired the Jesuit High School Auction in 2016, raising a record setting million dollars. Randle has been active in many community organizations including the Junior League of Sacramento, Pi Beta Phi, the Make-a-Wish Foundation and local theater groups including Sacramento Theater Company. Randle and her husband, Jeff, were recently named one of Sacramento’s top 25 Power Couples.
Randle enjoys writing; she was a contributing writer to the Chicken Soup for the Soul books and was a columnist for Inside Publications, interviewing prominent leaders in the community. She enjoys traveling, photography and visiting her college kids at Vanderbilt and Notre Dame. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1991 and lives in Sacramento with Jeff.