Randy joined Blue Heron in July 2017 as the Managing Director of Operations with more than 25 years of experience in investigative due diligence. Randy co-founded BackTrack Reports, Inc. (nka First Advantage BackTrack Reports), an investigative due diligence firm specializing in examining hedge funds and their executives, in 1993 and stayed on as head of BackTrack through 2015. Randy has been a featured expert on due diligence investigations in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes and CNN Money. Speaking engagements have included leading industry conferences such as GAIM, Eurohedge and others, as well as addressing the SEC regarding fraud prevention. He also published Hedge Fund Due Diligence, a step-by-step overview of due diligence into hedge fund management. Randy has his bachelor’s in Marketing with honors from Rutgers University in 1987.