Randy has been a Certified Public Accountant for over forty years and a Registered Investment Representative for over fifteen years. His professional background includes the audit staff and audit manager with the Los Angeles office of an international firm of certified public accountants; the chief accounting & financial officer for a privately owned chain of department stores; the chief accounting & financial officer of a publicly traded (NYSE) chain of furniture stores,: managing Van Tassell & Paegel, CPAs for the past twenty five plus years.
Randy has been active in his community having served as President, Treasurer, and/or a Board Member of The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, The Bishop Mule Days Celebration, The Bishop Rotary Foundation, The Rotary Club of Bishop, Knights of Columbus, Pioneer Home Health Care, and Sierra Highlands Community Services District. Randy has also been an instructor in accounting, business, economics and taxes at Cerro Coso Community College.
Randy and his wife, Chris, have been married for over forty years. They have one son, Tanner. Randy enjoys the outdoors, camping, hiking, & fishing and is an avid USC football fan.