Meet Randy Keirn

Randy Keirn is a Training Professional and Leadership Expert with more than 25 years of experience in Fire Services. As an accomplished Chief Officer, Instructor, and Community Educator, Randy has dedicated his life to instilling leadership in every professional and personal capacity.
In addition to delivering thought-provoking presentations and training sessions across the country, Randy still serves as District Chief, Training Officer, and Division Chief of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Lealman Fire District in Pinellas County.
As District Chief Randy manages and directs emergency personnel and equipment at three fire stations that respond to more than 10,000 emergency incidents annually. As the Department’s Training Officer, Randy trains all new firefighters. He provides continuing education as required by laws and standards to over 60 firefighters each month.



Randy is a lifelong learner, sharing his passion for personal and organizational growth with corporate, non-profit, government and educational organizations.
Clients include Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Transitions Optical, Multiple Fire Departments in the South Eastern United States, Citrus County Mosquito Control District, and Eckerd College, among many other organizations of all sizes.
From Leadership Development and Executive Coaching to Conflict Management and Cultural Transformation, Randy confronts some of the most difficult tasks that organizations and leaders face today and in turn empowers clients with new and exciting ways to thrive.


Randy is an active member of the National Speakers Association, is working towards his Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, and currently serves as President of the National Speakers Association – Central Florida Chapter 2014-2015.


  • Conflict Dynamics Profile (CDP) Master Trainer – Center for Conflict Dynamics
  • Certified Trainer of Managing Workplace Conflict – Mediation Training Institute International at Eckerd College
  • Myers-Briggs Personality Test Certification – Center for Applications of Psychological Type
  • Results Certified Coach – NeuroLeadership Group


  • 2010 State of Florida Fire Service Instructor of the Year
  • Member of the Year for 2013-2014 by the National Speakers Association – Central Florida Chapter


Randy has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of South Florida, and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management. He has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing and 5 separate Associate Degrees.