Randolph (Randy) Kelly graduated magna cum laude in 1979, earning a bachelor of business administration degree. After passing the CPA exam, he began a 33-year career in public accounting, starting in the Los Angeles office of Arthur Andersen. During his 23 years with that firm, including four years in post-communist Hungary, he held various management positions, including 10 years as a partner in the audit/advisory practice.
In 2002, he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, San Jose, as an audit partner focused on serving and developing the firm’s high technology industry practice.
A member of the Monte Ahuja College of Business Visiting Committee since 2015, he visits Cleveland regularly, devoting his time and treasure toward developing business student readiness and success. In addition to CSU, he is active in a number of charitable and philanthropic organizations, including as a board member of Father Joe's Villages, San Diego's largest homeless outreach organization.