Randolph Lyon

Chief Financial Officer and Director of Development

Phone: (202) 204-3667

Randy recently completed two years as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the First Responder Network Authority, a start-up entity in the Commerce Department that aims to develop a wireless broadband network for public safety users.  Before this he was a senior executive at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 15 years, leading the Commerce Branch, which is responsible for budget, policy and management issues facing the Department of Commerce, Small Business Administration, Federal Communications Commission, National Archives, and several smaller agencies.  Earlier, he served as a senior economist at OMB and an Assistant Director at GAO.  He also taught public finance and was responsible for supervising the quantitative research projects required for Master’s degrees in Georgetown University’s Public Policy Program for over a decade.  He is a past recipient of a Presidential Rank award and OMB’s Distinguished Service Award.