Chief of Staff
Education & Background
Randy Page joined the President’s Cabinet in August 2017 as chief of staff responsible for advising the president on policy and processes, managing the president’s office and schedule, overseeing the president’s priority projects, representing the president internally and externally, and managing the University’s public and government relations.
Prior to being appointed chief of staff, Randy served as BJU’s director of public relations. He holds a BS in composite social studies education from Bob Jones University.
Before joining BJU in 2013, Mr. Page was president of South Carolinians for Responsible Government, one of the largest grassroots organizations in South Carolina, which lobbied state government for tuition tax credits for parents who homeschooled or sent their children to private schools.
He also served as director of public events for Gov. David Beasley, legislative director for Lt. Gov. Bob Peeler and chief of staff to Lt. Governor Andre Bauer. He has managed or consulted on numerous local, state and national election campaigns in South Carolina.
Randy serves on the boards of South Carolina Citizens for Life, the state affiliate of National Right to Life, and Palmetto Family Council, the state affiliate of Focus on the Family.
Mr. Page was awarded South Carolina’s highest civilian award—The Order of the Palmetto—in 1998, the Distinguished Service Award by the Bob Jones University Alumni Association in 2006, the President’s Award by South Carolina Citizens for Life in 2013 and the Distinguished Service Award by the South Carolina Association of Christian Schools in 2015. He has been listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Politics.
Page was a delegate to the 2012 Republican National Convention where he served on the Platform Committee and as a member of the Electoral College and to the 2016 convention where he served on the Credentials Committee. He currently serves as co-chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party’s Platform Committee and as a member of the Faith Engagement Committee for the S.C. GOP.
Page and his wife, Melissa, are the parents of an adult daughter and teenage son and are active members of Faith Baptist Church in Taylors, South Carolina.