Randy Powell is a professional financial advisor who has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation. Currently Randy serves families and small business owners in managing their financial affairs in his role with Edward Jones Investments. He’s previously worked as a senior marketing advisor in the telecommunications sector and in numerous leadership roles for a nonprofit Christian Missions organization (YWAM, or Youth With A Mission) in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.
A native Kansan, Randy and his wife, Lupita, have been married 30 years, and residents of Olathe since 2000. Randy and Lupita have three adult children – Kathleen, Joseph, and Michael – who all graduated from Olathe East High School. Both Lupita and Joseph work in the Olathe School district.
Randy cares passionately about his community and our nation. He has been volunteering on the grassroots level since 2004, strongly supporting pro-life candidates. Recently, Randy was approached by Lance Kinzer and asked to consider running for State Representative of District 30. After much prayer and counsel, he made the decision to enter the race, with a desire to serve by working together with others to find solutions for Kansas families.
On a more personal note, when not working or campaigning, Randy enjoys hiking, birding, reading, international travel, and spending time with his family.