MVRC was founded by a small group of dedicated and passionate volunteers who saw a need, and opted to create positive change. For many years, our founding members have played a critical role in the development and execution of MVRC’s mission and goals. Their tireless efforts have created the organization we are today, and we are proud to continue their legacy of service.
Dr. Randy Marsh (Founding Member/Care Coordinator) is a licensed psychologist with 40 years of experience in the field of Behavioral Health, and a husband of 40 years, with three grown sons and two granddaughters. Until November 2013, Randy was a 21 year employee of Wake County Human Services, Raleigh, North Carolina, last serving as the Division Director of Behavioral Health Services. He led three initiatives that won national, state and local awards and recognition. One of these is the Military and Veterans Resource Coalition. Randy is presently semi-retired; working part time in a private clinic and offering other psychological services through his own business, Marsh Psychological Services PLLC. While not a veteran, during the Vietnam War he had several friends and acquaintance who died or were physically or emotionally wounded in service. As a social worker for the VA early in his career, he came to know many more veterans who sacrificed their health and well-being in service to their country. He came to have deep respect for these individuals along with a sorrow for those whose service came at great cost. In 2008, when the Director of Wake County Human Services was looking for a volunteer to explore ways for the agency to do more for military families, Randy stepped forward. From that time, MVRC has grown into a community partnership of dozens of agencies, businesses, programs and individuals who care about and support our local service members, veterans and their families.
It continues to be Randy’s desire that no individual who served, or their family, should be left unsupported in their own communities, during or after service. In that light, while Randy is stepping away from a formal role with MVRC he will remain in an advisory role for our care coordinator.
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