Randy Brock, the 2012 Republican candidate for Governor of the State of Vermont, served as Vermont’s 28th State Auditor. The State Auditor is one of Vermont’s five statewide Constitutional Officers. He currently is in his second term as a member of the Vermont State Senate.
His experience includes domestic and international leadership in a multi-national corporation, experience as CEO of a fast-growing entrepreneurial firm that was packaged and sold to a public company, national non-profit board leadership, and service as a statewide elected official, a legislator, and a presidential-appointee. Prior to entering public service, Randy served as executive vice president for risk oversight for Fidelity Investments, one of the world’s largest providers of financial services.
At Fidelity, he led a combined organization that included the internal audit, regulatory compliance, ethics, corporate risk management, and corporate security groups. He also served variously as the firm’s general auditor, as the UK-based head of corporate administration for the company’s businesses in Europe, Asia, and Bermuda, and he also headed the corporate security group. He previously served as CEO of one of America’s top 25 security service companies, a company that he founded.
Randy served for eight years on the National Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association, where he was chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. He chairs the Hodges University Foundation and is a trustee of the Vermont Historical Society and the Vermont Law School. He was appointed by President George W. Bush to the Board of Visitors to the United States Military Academy at West Point and he was the board’s 2010 and 2011 elected vice-chair.
A Vietnam veteran, Randy left the Regular Army as a captain in the Military Police Corps. He holds the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service and the Army Commendation Medal with 1st Oak Leaf Cluster. He and his wife, Andrea, have one daughter. They have resided in Swanton, a town of 6,200 in northwestern Vermont, near the Canadian border, for the past 25 years. Randy has been a Vermont resident for over 40 years.
Randy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College and a Master of Arts degree from Yale University.