Randy Old for City Council in Vero Beach
Current and Immediate Past Positions: Former Member of the Vero Beach City Council, Chairman of Old Vero Ice Age Sites Committee, Chairman of the American Center of Oriental Research, which facilitates archaeology in Jordan, General Manager of Petra International Banking Corporation, and past President of Riomar Country Club.
Education: BA in Far Eastern Studies from the University of North Carolina, with 4 years of Chinese. Much more recently, went back to school with my wife, and we each obtained a MS degree in Herbal Medicine, and jointly started a practice in Vero Beach.
Military Service: Spent three years in the U.S. Army as a Japanese linguist, after attending the Army language school.
Employment: Employed by Chase Bank, attended management training program, posted to Singapore and Tokyo and then opened and managed a branch in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Became a consultant to the Minneapolis bank to do political risk and economic studies to help the bank determine where to do business in the Middle East and Africa. Returned to the U.S. after seven years in Jordan, settling in Annapolis, MD and was hired by Central Bank of Jordan as General Manager of Petra International Banking Corporation in DC, to oversee its orderly liquidation. Other ventures include a Walk-In-Doctors network of 68 offices in 6 states, a Prostate Gene Therapy startup company, and a technology-transfer company privatizing U.S. Navy technology.