Board names Randall ‘Randy’ S. Meyer as Chief Financial Officer for VISD

Meyer will begin his role May 3, 2021

VICTORIA, Texas – Randall “Randy” S. Meyer will be the Chief Financial Officer for the Victoria Independent School District effective May 3 2021.

The board approved Meyer as Chief Financial Officer.

According to a news release, the chief financial officer directs the Business Office.

The office implements the application of sound financial management practices and controls, including financial reporting and analysis, cash flow, debt management, budget adjustments, and employee payroll.

“We are excited to bring Randy into Team VISD,” said Superintendent Quintin Shepherd in a release. “He has a track record of success, has a reputation of high integrity, and has a wonderful personality. We believe he will help us continue to foster a culture of continuous improvement in everything we do.”

Meyer joined VISD with nearly three decades of public education experience. He served as Assistant Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer with Bloomington ISD.

“I have been in and around the Victoria area for many years and am very excited about joining VISD,” said Meyer in a release. “We have many challenges in schools today, especially after the Covid-19 pandemic. I am confident that with smart and efficient fiscal management, we will continue to make our schools the best around for our students.”

Below is a statement released from the district:

Prior to joining Bloomington ISD, Meyer was Deputy Superintendent of Wharton ISD; Meyer served as the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer and was instrumental in aligning district operations with district policies. Meyer took over the role of CFO during Hurricane Harvey and managed the financial mitigation resources. Meyer also set up financial systems to track and manage expenditures after the community of Wharton passed its bond referendum. Meyer earned a Bachelor’s in Political Science and Sociology, a Masters in Education from Southwest Texas State University, and is a Doctorate of Educational Leadership 2021 graduate candidate at Lamar University. Meyer is a member of the Texas Association of School Business Officers and the Texas Association of School Administrators. He is a member of the Lions Club International and served as the club’s president in Wharton, Texas.