Randolph W. Sawyer retired from the federal government after an extensive career in government contracting, compliance, and suspension and debarment expertise. He joined the DSI team in 2018.
Randy brings to DSI over 17 solid years of government contracting and compliance experience and has served as a Suspending and Debarring Official at both the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement in addition to managing his own private consulting firm.
As the SDO at DHS, Randy created and established policies and procedures for the DHS suspension and debarment program and established professional development and certification requirements for DHS suspension and debarment personnel. Randy participated as DHS representative to the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee and served as an instructor at FLETC.
From 2008 through 2014, Randy was significantly involved in the ICE suspension and debarment program, first as Assistant Director of the S&D Division and later as SDO. From 2007 to 2008, Randy served as a Supervisory Contract Specialist at ICE with experience in both data security and contractor fraud matters. From 2005 to 2007, Randy worked for Bechtel National, first as a Compliance Supervisor in Jordan and later as the Deputy Acquisition Services Manager at Oak Ridge, TN, supporting FEMA reconstruction projects after Hurricane Katrina.
From 2004 to 2005, Randy was the Director of Contracts at PWC Logistics in Kuwait. During this period, Randy volunteered in his Air Force Reserve capacity as a contracting officer to deploy to Iraq in 2003, where he managed the LOGCAP and AFCAP contracts.
Randy is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, is FAC-C Level III certified, and holds certifications as FAC Contracting Officer Representative and FAC Program and Project Manager. He held an unlimited Contracting Officer’s Warrant at ICE. He received both his BA and his MA in Economics from the University of Texas.