Randy Innis served as the Chairman of the Nevada DEC for 13 years. He and the Nevada DEC hosted the National DEC Conference in Las Vegas in 2011. He is developing the International Trade & Business Center of Las Vegas and the Nevada Cyber Campus in Reno, NV.
He is the President of Innis Enterprises and is a partner in companies that specialize in energy, international trade and project development. His company is working with agents and joint venture partners in the U.S., Egypt, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Poland and China.
Randy has deployed his skill sets and problem-solving expertise for more than 40 years working with a variety of U.S. Departments and Agencies as well as with international donors in developing countries. He served as the Program Coordinator under a Prime Contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development for the Market Technology Access Program (MTAP) in Central America from 1986-1989. He was Acting Chief of Party for the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) in Egypt in 2003, and recently led the Egypt: Forward Delegation in conjunction with the U.S. Trade Development Agency and IESC in 2012.
Randy lived in Costa Rica between 1974 and 1989 and exported products such as fish, flowers, meat, pepper mash, paper labels and other products to the U.S. while also importing and distributing U.S. and other country products to all of Central America and Panama. His line card of products included 3M, Old Parr Whiskey, Dupont, Flint Inks, Remington Rand, BIC. Echo Housewares, and Libby.
Randy was the Assistant to the Manager of Production for Piper Aircraft as in Vero Beach, FL., and as the State Sales Manager for Coca Cola Company in Idaho and Montana. As an independent contractor he recently served as the Director of Nevada Operations for Technology Ventures Corporation, a not for profit arm of the Lockheed Martin Corporation with a mission of commercializing technology from the national laboratories.
Randy has advised more than 600 SME’s in the U.S. and more than 100 SME’s for USAID overseas.
He sits on the Advisory Board for the College of Engineering at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) is married to wife Darlene and together they have five daughters, 11 grandchildren
and 5 great grandchildren.