Randy McGlade

Randy earned his BA, MA, and MBA at Cal State University, Long Beach, beginning his career originally in Marine Biology/Environmental Science and later shifting to Corporate Finance. Most of his 40-year career was spent as a finance leader in several aerospace/defense manufacturing locations in Southern California, finally retiring in 2016 as COO of a conglomerate of Tier 1 Defense Firms. Randy and his family spent a four-year period in Santa Barbara from 1999-2003, and knew they wanted to return to Santa Barbara permanently.  Now firmly planted, Randy is excited to serve his local community, and the Fire Board is a perfect opportunity to work with a dedicated and a very experienced teams.