Leadership Solutions


G. Randolph Uzzell, Jr.

Emeritus Faculty, Security Executive Council

Randy Uzzell’s 22 years of service with the global security department of Burlington Industries, the world’s largest and most diversified textile company, culminated with 13 years as director of global security. In that position, he held senior security responsibility for 44,000 employees, 81 manufacturing locations and numerous office and distribution facilities throughout the world.

Uzzell is experienced in the areas of cost reduction solutions, crisis management analysis, planning and training, internal and external investigations, liability exposure minimization, proactive analysis of loss prevention, management training, physical security analysis, design and installation supervision, strategic planning and vulnerability threat analysis.

Uzzell holds bachelor’s degrees in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and law enforcement administration from Guilford College. He is a quarter century member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), a certified protection professional, and a life member of International Security Management Association (ISMA). Uzzell provides security management development programs, and shares his security expertise in frequent seminars and workshops.

As a founding CSO Emeritus/Faculty of the Security Executive Council, Uzzell serves as a content expert for Council product/content development.

“Executives who join the Security Executive Council] have a unique opportunity to drive the evolution of the security profession to the next level. The Council will provide the vehicle to create lasting change for the security profession.”

Areas of expertise:

- Global security management with concentration in the textile industry

- Crisis and vulnerability analysis, planning and policy implementation

- Third party security threat validations

- Coordination of internal and external investigations

- Employee training and education

- Corporate aviation reviews