J. R. Staines (Randy) is the founder of TechServ and has served as the Chief Executive Officer from the company’s beginning in 1992. In addition to his management responsibilities with TechServ, Mr. Staines provides assistance to clients on topics including training program development, training methods, training technology, remote site training, and use of virtual training techniques. His experience in labor relations and arbitration for the power generation, power transmission, and distribution and mining industries provide a base of knowledge to support a variety of client needs and requirements. Mr. Staines has operated within the regulated power industry and in cooperation with safety regulatory agencies such as MSHA, OSHA, and state public utility commissions. This experience prepares him to assist clients in compliance and safety programs. His participation on advisory boards of several technical colleges allows him to bring clients a broad view of employee knowledge and skill requirements, and to provide economically sound training.
Mr. Staines holds an Associate Degree in Electronic Technology from Tyler Junior College.