Creating Significant Futures

About Randy & Friends

Randy and Friends, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, vision is to make every community a model incorporating values in all its members, including those who may have been previously overlooked because of a disability. Randy and Friends, Inc. began in Gainesville, Georgia and we have been blessed with growing our mission of helping individuals with disabilities into Forsyth, Fulton, Dawson and Lumpkin counties as we continue to serve in Hall county.  Our awesome job coaches tap into the individual strengths and creativity of each young adult with the end desire that they become successful, independent with a job. Our training programs are invaluable to developing life, social and job skills such as wood working, horticulture, outdoor sports, communications, customer service and other marketable skills. Randy and Friends, Inc. Vision: "That every person will be given the opportunities for a meaningful life.”

Our History

Marty and Randy Owens founded Randy and Friends, Inc. in 2012 with a goal that every person be given the opportunity for a meaningful life by discovering their gifts, then developing them to serve in their community. Randy and Friends, Inc. has grown from serving one county, Hall County, to serving counties all around us.

Staff

Randy and Friends, Inc. continues to rapidly grow in order to serve the increasing number of associates and Hall and Forsyth counties. We would like to show how much we appreciate all of our staff and the hard work they do for our mission and our associates.

Marty Owens

Position:

Founder

Dennis Scheidt

Position:

Director

Colleen Pirkle

Position:

Employment Specialist

Nick Raptis

Position:

Operations Manager

Sarah Strawser

Position:

Community Engagement Manager

Alan Wallhausen

Position:

Business Services

Becca Bowker

Position:

Lead Job Coach - Hall County

Nancy Harrison

Position:

Job Coach, Lead Curriculum

Tracey Grindle

Position:

Transition and Community Coach - Hall & Forsyth Counties

Danny Tarver

Position:

Job Coach

Nicole Tchek

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Secretary

Tish Cromartie

Position:

Job Coach

Connie Hanna

Position:

Job Coach

Caitlyn Hulsey

Position:

Job Coach
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