Randy Sokol

Randy SokolRandy Sokol

Phone Number : 614-204-4904
Email : randy@sokolandassociates.com
Fax : 614-231-5510

Currently

Co-owner: Tee Jaye’s Country Place Restaurants
Real Estate Agent: Smith Realty Partners
Owner: Sokol & Associates
Affiliations: Ohio Business Brokers Association, Ohio Restaurant Association & Central Ohio Restaurant Association

Professional Experience
  • National Restaurant Association Public Affairs Conferences:1997-2006
  • Election Advisory Committee: Tiberi for Congress
  • NFIB representative to President Bush White House: Small Business Leaders 2000
  • Personally contribute: ORA PAC Fund
  • Personally contribute: NRA SAFE Fund
  • Co-Chair: National Restaurant Association Ohio’s SAFE Fund Golf Outing 2001
  • Phone calls to Senators and Congressman relating to small business issues
  • National Restaurant Association winner: National Grassroots Award 2001
State Involvement
  • Steering Committee: Ohio Hospitality Coalition (the legislative arm for ORA)1990-2001
  • Chairman: Ohio Hospitality Coalition 1997-1998
  • MC: Legislative Day Event while hosting Congressman Pat Tiberi 1999
  • Developed OHC PAC fundraisers throughout Ohio
  • Developed grassroots “Adopt a Candidate” program for elections 2000
  • Chairman: Ohio Restaurant Association 1999-2000
  • Board Member: Ohio Restaurant Association 1991-2008
  • Developed state-wide PAC for ORA locally
  • Appointed by Taft & Voinovich to serve on Governors Food Service
  • Advisory Committee to adopt new food code standards for Ohio 2002
  • Advisory Board: Ohio State University Food Management 2002
  • Member Ohio Restaurant Association
  • Member of NFIB
Local Contribution
  • Chairman: Central Ohio Restaurant Association 2007
  • Executive Committee: Central Ohio Restaurant Association 2000-Present
  • President: Children’s Hospital Development Board 2000
  • Board Member: Children’s Hospital Development Board 1995-Present
  • Chairman: Children’s Hospital Woody Hayes Golf Outing 2000
  • Chairman: NFIB Columbus Action Committee
  • Board Member: NFIB
  • Merchant of the Year: Parson Avenue 1996
  • Coach: Special Olympics Track & Basketball 1995-2000
  • Founder: Jewish Business Forum 1999
  • Chairman: Columbus Jewish Federation Annual Dinner 2003
  • Member: Columbus Jewish Foundation 2000-Present
  • Board Member: Ohio State University Hillel 2000-2005
  • Board Member: Retail Food Safety Advisory 1999
  • Committee member: JDRF Auction 2010-Present
  • Founding member of board: Food & Wine Affair & Chair of Auction 2003
  • Board Chair: Central Ohio Restaurant Association PAC 2005-2006
  • Agudas Achim Board Member- 2014 to present
  • Agudas Achim Brotherhood Chairman- 2014-2016
  • Columbus Culinary School- Speaker quarterly
  • In Christy Shoes Charity- Advsiory Board Member & on Founding Board
  • City of Columbus Food Truck Board- Help create the laws and regulations
  • City Of Columbus- Food Truck Advisory Board 2015- present
  • City of Columbus- Local Food Action Plan Committee member 2014-2016
  • SWAYCO- Single Use Bag Ban committee
Education

The Ohio State University

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Restaurant Management
  • Member: President’s Club
  • Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity: Vice-President 1980
Dale Carnegie Institute
  • Public Speaking
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Award winner: Public Speaking
Capital University
  • Professional Development: Management courses
Franklin University
  • Professional Development: Communication classes
Hondros College
  • Real Estate License