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April 2, 2020
Randal featured on Presidential Elections in US History
New Brunswick, NJ

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April 4, 2020
Randal delivers keynote at Black Legacy Lunch Open House
New Brunswick, NJ

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May 16, 2020
Randal speaks at Next Level, Now!
Dallas, TX

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About Randal

"I try to live according to the 7 F’s:
Faith, Family, Friends, Fellowship, Fun, Fitness, and Finance."


  • Faithpreneur Weekend 2K19, Legacy Award (2019)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the New York State Senate, Senator Leroy Comrie, 14th Senate District (2019)
  • Citation from the New York State Assembly, Member of Assembly Clyde Vanel (2019)
  • Kentucky State University, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa (2018)
  • InsiderNJ, Political Power List 100 (2018)
  • Black Enterprise (BE) Modern Man 100 List (2017)
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates of Somerset (CASA) or Hunterdon & Warren Counties (SHaW), Service to our Children Award (2017)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, Rho Education Foundation, Logan Legacy Award (2017)
  • InsiderNJ, Political Power List 100 (2017)
  • Bryant Educational Leadership Group (BELG), Giant Among Giants Award (2017)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, Psi Lambda and Eta Phi Chapters, Espirit de Fraternité Award (2017)
  • 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, 5th Annual Community Brunch, Appreciation Award (2016)
  • Jessie Banks Foundation, Humanitarian Award (2015)
  • Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., CJA Honors: Celebrating Excellence, EMBODI Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Community Outreach (2015)
  • Virginia State University, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa (2014)
  • Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC), Sankofa Appreciation Award (2014)
  • Keller Williams Preferred Properties, 9th Annual Productivity Day, Appreciation Award (2014)
  • Austin Area Urban League (AAUL), 37th Equal Opportunity Day Gala, Appreciation Award (2014)
  • The Launching Your Business Conference, Best Speaker and Entrepreneur Award (2014)
  • Harvest of Hope Family Services Network, Men Who Have Championed the Cause for Children Award (2014)
  • National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) New York Chapter, 34th Annual Scholarship & Awards Gala, Appreciation Award (2014)
  • Cheyney University, Commencement Convocation, Lifetime Achievement Award (2014)
  • Urban League of the Upstate, 2014 Equal Opportunity Day Dinner, Appreciation Award (2014)
  • Jackie Robinson Foundation, Mentoring and Leadership Conference, Appreciation Award (2014)
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Distinguished Lecture Series, Appreciation Award (2013)
  • Unified Network of Business Professionals (UNBP), Young, Gifted and Black Entrepreneurial Awards (YGB), Strategic Business Development & Management Award (2012)
  • Prevent Child Abuse – New Jersey (PCA-NJ), Exemplary Service Award (2012)
  • Alcorn State University, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa (2012)
  • Mountaintop Marketing Group, Congressional Minority Business Awards (2011)
  • Resolution, Senate of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Senator Hughes (2011)
  • Newark Collegiate Academy, Class of 2011, Inaugural Graduation, Appreciation Award (2011)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Certificate of Appreciation (2011)
  • The Joint Interest (JI) Group, Achiever Award (2011)
  • College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and Capital One, Academic All-America Hall of Fame (2011)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, Leslie S. Pinkett, “Sons of Alpha” Recognition (2011)
  • Rutgers University, School of Engineering, Medal of Excellence, Alumnus of the Year (2011)
  • MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneurs Series (MUES), Recognition Award (2011)
  • City of Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed, Phoenix Award (2011)
  • W.W. Grainger, Corporate and Major Accounts, Excellence Award (2011)
  • AMTRAK and the New Jersey Nets in Association with McDonald’s, Black History Month Award (2011)
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T), Ronald E. McNair National Research Symposium, Recognition Award (2011)
  • National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (NYNJNMSC), “Centers of Excellence” Certificate of Achievement (2011)
  • Faith Based Business Alliance (FBBA), 2010 Power Punch Conference, Business and Community Service Award (2010)
  • Proclamation from City of Trenton, Mayor Tony F. Mack, Trenton, New Jersey (2010)
  • Proclamation from the Board of Chosen Freeholders, County of Mercer, New Jersey (2010)
  • Proclamation from the Ewing Township Council and Mayor, Ewing, New Jersey (2010)
  • Joint Legislative Resolution, Senate and General Assembly, State of New Jersey, Senator Turner, Assemblyman Gusciora and Assemblywoman Watson Coleman (2010)
  • Own Your Power, 2nd Annual Own Your Power Biz Conference, Certificate of Appreciation (2010)
  • FraserNet, PowerNetworking Conference 2010, Black, Cool and Brilliant Award (2010)
  • Oklahoma State University, College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, Multicultural Engineering Program, 14th Annual Premier Awards and Sponsorship Banquet, Recognition Award (2010)
  • Delaware State University, College of Business and Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP), Appreciation Award (2010)
  • Elizabeth City State University, McNair Scholars Undergraduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony, Appreciation Award (2010)
  • The Atlanta Post, Business Award (2010)
  • Rutgers University, Graduate School of Education, Distinguished Leader in Education (2010)
  • NJBIZ Magazine, Forty-Under-40 (2009)
  • Waukesha County NAACP, Appreciation Award, 25th Annual Freedom Fund Dinner (2009)
  • The National Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Recognition and Appreciation Award (2009)
  • Uhlich Children's Advantage Network (UCAN), Recognition Award, UCAN Youth Advocacy Awards (2009)
  • Information Technology Senior Management Forum, ITSMF Awards Gala, Beacon Award (2009)
    Rutgers Entrepreneurial Society, Official Inauguration of the Rutgers Entrepreneurial Society, Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (2009)
  • Resolution and Honorary Citizen from the Mayor of City of Huntsville, Tommy Battle and the City Council of the City of Huntsville, Alabama (2009)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Theta Lambda Education Foundation, Appreciation Award, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast (2009)
  • Resolution, City of Newark, Newark Municipal Council, Newark, New Jersey (2009)
  • Tuskegee University, 13th Annual Booker T. Washington Economic Development Summit, Recognition Award (2008)
  • Black Data Processing Associates, Appreciation Award, BDPA 30th Annual National Technology Conference (2008)
  • National Black MBA Association-Houston Chapter and National Society of Hispanic MBAs-Houston Chapter, Texas L.E.A.D. Conference, Appreciation Award (2008)
  • Indiana Black Expo, Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2008)
  • Urban Financial Services Coalition, CEO Symposium, Appreciation Award (2008)
  • The aRi Group, Appreciation Award, The Wealth Building Conference (2008)
  • Moravian College, Certificate of Leadership Excellence (2008)
  • National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, Appreciation Award, NSMH National Conference (2008)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Appreciation Award, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Black Issues Conference (2008)
  • North Carolina A&T State University, College of Engineering, Engineers Week Banquet Recognition (2008)
  • Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference, Redefining Excellence Recognition Award (2008)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Honorary Doctorate of Science, Honoris Causa (2007)
  • Ford Motor Company, HBCU Classic, Entrepreneur Award (2007)
  • NJBIZ Magazine, Entrepreneur 101 (2007)
  • Marion P. Thomas Charter School, Father for Our Children (2007)
  • The Network Journal, 40-Under-Forty (2007)
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Nu Xi Omega Chapter, P.E.A.R.L.S., Inc., P.E.A.R.L. Award for Economics (2006)
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Local Chapter Businessperson of the Year (2006)
  • South Jersey African American Chamber of Commerce, African American Business Summit, Business Award (2006)
  • The Joint Interest Group, Achiever Award (2006)
  • Proclamation from the County Executive of Mercer County, Brian Hughes, New Jersey (2006)
  • 5000 Role Models of Excellence, Senator Frederica S. Wilson, National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Spirit of Freedom Award (2006)
  • Proclamation from the Mayor of Cambridge, Kenneth Reeves, Massachusetts (2006)
  • Resolution from the State Senate, Senator Diane Wilkerson, Massachusetts (2006)
  • Joint Legislative Resolution, Senate and General Assembly, State of New Jersey, Senator Smith and Assemblymen Chivukula and Egan (2006)
  • Proclamation from the Council of the City of New York, New York, Council Member Yvette D. Clarke, 40th District, Brooklyn (2006)
  • Proclamation from the Office of the Mayor, African-American History Month, East Windsor Township, New Jersey, Janice Mironov (2006)
  • Tribute from the House of Representatives, State of Delaware (2006)
  • Black MBA Magazine, Top 50 Under 50 Corporate Executives (2006)
  • Alabama A&M University, Presidential Medallion (2006)
  • J.C. Nalle Elementary School, Award of Merit (2006)
  • National Urban League, Business Excellence Award (2006)
  • New Jersey Historical Society, History in the Making (2006)
  • Babyland Family Services, Community Leadership Award (2006)
  • Concerned Black Men of Massachusetts, Paul Robeson Award (2006)
  • African-American Heritage Parade Committee, Entrepreneurial Excellence Heritage Award (2006)
  • Grace Reformed Baptist Church, World Vision Award (2006)
  • Proclamation from the City of Wilmington, Delaware (2006)
  • Proclamation from the Mayor of Miami, Florida, Manuel A. Diaz, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration (2006)
  • St. James Preparatory School, Business Award for Excellence (2006)
  • "African American Empowerment Weekend (AAEW), Legacy Male Entrepreneur Award (2006)"
  • National Black Student Leadership Conference, Legacy Award (2006)
  • National Society of Black Engineers, Golden Torch Awards, Entrepreneur of the Year (2006)
  • Rutgers African American Alumni Alliance (RAAA) Hall of Fame Inductee (2005)
  • Leadership New Jersey (LNJ) Fellowship (2004)
  • Rockefeller Foundation Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Fellowship (2002)
  • MOBE Innovators and Influencers of the Internet Award (2002)
  • MIT Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award (2002)
  • New Jersey Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission Triumph Award (2001)
  • Parade Magazine "They Are Changing the World" (2001)
  • Ebony Magazine "30 Leaders Under 30" (2001)
  • NSBE Golden Torch Awards Graduate Student of the Year (2001)
  • Black Enterprise Magazine "30 Leaders for the Future" Issue (2000)
  • CNN "The Changing Face and Image of Science" (1999)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship (1998)
  • MIT Rosenblith Fellowship (1998)
  • Lucent Technologies Cooperative Research Fellowship (1997)
  • MIT Office of Minority Education (OME) Service Award (1997)
  • University of Oxford, Keble College Graduate Scholarship (1996)
  • NCAA Walter Byers Post-Graduate Scholarship (1994)
  • State of New Jersey Resolution - The Senate and General Assembly (1994)
  • Rutgers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, James Leroy Potter Award (1994)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates Award (1993)
  • Rhodes Scholarship (1993)
  • State of New Jersey Resolution - The Senate and General Assembly (1993)
  • USA TODAY All-Academic First Team (1993)
  • GTE/NCAA District II All-Academic First Team (1993)
  • GTE/NCAA Academic All-American (1993)
  • Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference (1993)
  • Atlantic 10 Male Student-Athlete of the Year (1993)
  • BIHE All-Academic First Team (1993)
  • BIHE National Student-Athlete of the Year Award (1993)
  • Rutgers University Track and Field Scholarship (1993)
  • Rutgers University Track and Field Varsity Letter (1993)
  • Rutgers University President's Award (1993)
  • Rutgers University Governor's Award (1993)
  • Rutgers University Dean of Students Achievement Award (1993)
  • Rutgers University Paul Robeson Scholarship (1993)
  • Rutgers University Paul Robeson Student-Athlete Award (1993)
  • Rutgers University Paul Robeson Leadership Award (1993)
  • NSBE National Member of the Year (1992)
  • NSBE National Distinguished Fellow Award (1992)
  • NSBE New Jersey Member of the Year (1992)
  • NSBE Region One Member of the Year (1992)
  • MEET/Rutgers NSBE Member of the Year (1992)
  • MEET/Rutgers NSBE Highest Class Grade Point Average (1992)
  • MEET/Rutgers NSBE Outstanding Contribution Award (1992)
  • NSBE National Fellows Award (1991)
  • NSBE Region One Vice Squad Academic Superstar (1991)
  • NSBE Region One Highest Semester GPA (1991)
  • NSBE Region One Highest Cumulative GPA (1991)
  • American Consulting Engineers Council (ACEC) National Scholarship (1991)
  • Consulting Engineers Council of New Jersey (CECNJ) Scholarship (1991)
  • Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship (1990)
  • Women's League of Rutgers University Scholarship (1990)
  • Finalist Sigma Phi Epsilon Rutgers Freshman of the Year (1989)
  • Rutgers University James Dickson Carr Scholarship (1989)
  • Toni Francis Alexander Engineering Scholarship (1989)
  • Garden State Scholars Scholarship (1989)
  • PSE&G Scholarship (1989)
  • Robert C. Williams Leadership Development Award, Muhlenberg College (1989)
  • Equal Opportunity Publications (EOP) Scholarship (1988)

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Doctoral Dissertation Grant (2000-2001)
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, Ars Portalis Project Grant (2000-2001)
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Community Connections Grant (2000-2002)
  • Hewlett-Packard Company, U.S. College and University Grant (2000-2002)
  • Lucent Technologies/NCCJ, Lucent Links Grant (1999-2000)

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