Randy D. Dunn
Randy D. Dunn, Raytown South High School Class of 2001
Randy D. Dunn is a 2001 graduate of Raytown South High School. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Urban Affairs in 2005 and Master of Public Administration degree in 2007, both from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).
During his time at UMKC, he was a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Fellow, served as a Campus Ambassador, was the Founding Member and President of the Bloch School African American Student Association, and was a Victor Wilson Scholar.
Randy is the Executive Director of the Missouri Democratic Party and owner of Dean & Dunn, LLC, a consulting firm focused on community outreach and engagement, community planning, and public policy. Previously, Randy was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012 at the age of 29. He was re-elected in 2014 and 2016.
During his tenure in the Missouri Legislature, Rep. Dunn was Chairman of the Urban Development Committee; Vice-Chairman of the House Minority Caucus; House Minority Whip; and served on the Budget Committee, overseeing the state’s $28 million budget.
Additionally, he served as the Executive Director of Spark CDI, a non-profit community development intermediary focused on economic development in Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa. He also served as City Planner for the City of Kansas City and is a licensed realtor in Missouri.
Randy has committed his professional and personal career to transforming communities into desirable and safe environments with access to jobs, quality education, transportation, and basic services and amenities. His time with Habitat for Humanity, Partnership for Kids, and the Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition have all improved quality of life for those around him.
Randy is the former President of Omicron Xi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He is a member of St. James United Methodist Church and is an avid runner who also enjoys reading; visual and performing arts; and spending time with his family, especially his three nephews.