Rand Oliver joined WENCO’S team as Director of Business Development in 2014. Rand’s responsibilities include serving the organization as liaison to the economic development community. Rand represents the company at a host of professional, community, and academic venues. He works closely with architectural and engineering professionals, business leaders, governmental agencies, and subcontracting entities to identify partnering opportunities. In addition, Rand provides leadership in developing tools, strategies and materials to promote our many services to the region.
Previously, Rand has served as a project manager overseeing a variety of projects throughout the world; including Russia, Romania and Kazakhstan in support of USAID programs. He has been involved with strategic business development, management and marketing for more than 30 years domestically and abroad. Rand has provided the leadership for many nationally-recognized endeavors including the 1994 World Cup, Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory, Internal Revenue Services’ Tax System Modernization, and the Miami Valley Entrepreneur’s Center. In addition to being a U.S. Navy veteran, Dr. Oliver holds a BS degree in Architecture, a MBA in Marketing, MA in Advanced Leadership Studies, and a Doctorate in Organizational Management. He continues to teach and serve the academic community domestically and abroad. He and his wife Penny enjoy travel, the arts, and time with family. His interests include sailing, diving and golf.