Senior Staff Profiles
Randy Goin, Jr., Chief of Staff
As Chief of Staff and a senior policy advisor, Randy Goin, Jr. provides leadership and oversight for the Chancellor's office -- coordinating the efforts of senior staff and working closely with university, government and business leaders to ensure timely advancement of board initiatives.
Randy is a member of the executive management team and leads the public affairs, governmental relations and communications group. He works to enhance board operations by focusing staff resources on ensuring system accountability, advancing strategic goals, and communicating a clear vision to all constituents.
More than two decades ago, Randy launched his career as a designer and editor in the private sector and later moved into public relations, marketing, and communications management roles in higher education. He ultimately served as associate vice president for marketing at Florida Atlantic University, where he helped build the communications organization and reposition the institution's brand. Randy was then named university chief of staff and worked closely with the president to reshape the institution's organizational structure by increasing focus on top priorities. He served as a conduit between the administration and the university trustees -- enhancing board relations, communications and operations.
A native of Ohio, Randy grew up in Texas and moved to Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree and a Master of Arts degree with a concentration in corporate and political communication from Florida Atlantic University.