Featuring our GCATD Past President, Randi Sandlin. Randi has done it all including VP of Professional Development, VP of Communications, VP of Membership, Conference Chair and Chapter President. She is a passionate advocate for talent assessment and development and it shows in her consulting business, The HR Edge, LLC.
Q: Tell us a little about yourself
Although my initial college degree was in art education, my MBA in “Personnel and Industrial Relations” was the basis for the HR and OD positions I have held over the last 40 years. My career has included a number of exciting opportunities with public, private, big and small companies.
Q: Share details about your role
Over the last ten years I have been an independent consultant through my Talent Management company, The HR Edge, LLC. My experiences include all aspects of talent management, development planning, coaching and HR.
Q: What is it you enjoy most about being in a learning role
I am passionate about Talent Assessment and Development.
Q. Where is your ultimate vacation destination?
If I was rich – Tahiti. Then the Mediterranean coastline.
Q: Tell me about your involvement with GCATD.
Began working with ODN almost 20 years ago; and have been on the board of GCATD since we merged with ODN. I have been honored to have held every position on the board except the finance role.
Q: What advice would you give to others interested in volunteering?
Working with others on the GCATD committees and on the board has been invaluable. I have made great friends, have an instant pool of resources, and personally became a much better manager and leader.
Q: What do you like to do for fun?
Playing with my grandkids is number one! Then I like spending time on the lake with my friends on my pontoon. I am also a movie, games and book lover.