Randy Harrison

Vice President, Partnership Development, Central North

As Vice President of Business Development for the Central Region, Randy helps advisors achieve “growth with balance” when they partner with Carson. Randy jokes that he is a ‘recovering wholesaler’ and thrives on delivering solutions that empower advisors to reach their goals.  

Prior to joining Carson in January 2013, Randy was a Regional Vice President and Investment Consultant for two different Fortune 100 companies. Randy has been in the financial services industry since 1994. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and an MBA from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

A native of Prairie City, Iowa, Randy resides in Omaha with his wife, Kristi; sons, Jacob and Jonah, and daughter, Madeleine. Randy enjoys biking, boating and any activities that his family can do together.

Getting To Know Randy

Favorite food

Anything his wife makes for their family dinner.

Favorite quote

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

Favorite movie

“Harry Potter”

Favorite holiday


Place Randy would most like to visit

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Best piece of financial advice received

 His dad used to say, “A fool and his money soon part.”

Executive Leadership

Brian Green

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy

Teri Shepherd


Janet Anderson

Chief Operating Officer, Carson Partners

Alex Rodawig

Managing Director & Head of Carson Wealth

Ben Mathis

Chief Information Officer

Jud Mackrill

Chief Marketing Officer

Kim Reed

VP, Finance

Dan Tobin

Chief Risk Officer

Kelsey Ruwe

Chief of Staff

Nelly Carson

Chief Comfort Officer

Ron Carson

Founder & CEO

Scott Conroy

Managing Partner, Business Consulting & Training

Lantz Hunt

Chief Transformation Officer

Aaron Schaben


Executive Board

Teri Shepherd


Jim Brown

Board Member

Ron Carson

Founder & CEO

Kevin Bhatt

Board Member

Aaron Schaben


Coaching & Consulting

Gerry Herbison

Executive Business Coach

Jaclyn Peal

Vice President, Business Consulting

Jessica Harrington

Executive Business Coach

Jamie Hopkins

Managing Director, Carson Coaching

J.J. Peller

Business Coach

Joanna Swanson

Vice President, Advisor Development

Pam Burwell

Senior Operations Associate

Diana Koger

Client Relationship Specialist

Mindy Dalrymple

Client Relationship Specialist

Tammy Breitenbach

Executive Business Coach

Bobby Steinau

Vice President, Business Consulting

Michael Rose

Executive Business Coach

Greg Opitz

Executive Business Coach

Scott Conroy

Managing Partner, Business Consulting & Training

Jason Carver

Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions

Sarah M. Cain

Vice President, Coaching & Consulting

Business Development