Randall P. Kirkpatrick
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Randy Kirkpatrick has nearly thirty years of experience in public relations, business journalism and non-profit development. For the last ten years he was Director of Community Development for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mercer County Inc. There he was responsible for diverse fundraising initiatives for this organization that represents the best interests of abused and neglected children in the foster care system. He was also engaged in a variety of awareness-building and volunteer-growth efforts.
Prior to joining CASA, he was vice president of Eagle Public Relations, a Princeton–based public relations firm that specializes in human capital, employee benefits, HR technology and healthcare policy issues. At Eagle, he focused on national, regional and trade media relations for organizations. Eagle PR was and is known as one of the leading PR firms dedicated to these specialized areas. Before joining this firm, he was president of Kirkpatrick North Associates, also of Princeton, with media relations and marketing clients that included The Lawyers Diary and Manual, MBI, The New Jersey Lawyers Service, EMI/Epix, and Certifiedmail.com.
During this time, Randall wrote extensively as a freelance business journalist for such publications as The New York Times, Income Opportunities Magazine, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, NJ Biz, and Business Journal of New Jersey. His journalistic work focused primarily on regional political, business development, cultural and environmental topics.
A published writer of short stories, Randall was one of twenty fiction and non-fiction writers selected nationally to attend the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. He lives in South Brunswick, NJ with his wife Lynne, an 8th-grade World History teacher at Grover Middle School in West Windsor, NJ. They have two grown sons, Alex, an admissions counselor at The New School in New York and a jazz musician, and Kyle, a senior account executive at a public relations firm.