Maj Gen (Ret) Edward R. Jayne, II '66

Major General (Retired) Edward "Randy" Jayne is a partner with Heidrick & Struggles, one of the nation's leading executive search and leadership consulting firms. He directs the firm's Aerospace, Defense & Aviation Practice, and recruits CEOs and other senior executives for clients globally. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Randy held a number of leadership positions at McDonnell Douglas, including president of the McDonnell Douglas Missile Systems Company, and vice president and general manager of the F-15 Eagle program. Prior to that, he served as president and chief operating officer at Insituform Mid America, and was a director and vice president at General Dynamics. Before embarking on his corporate career, Randy was an officer in the Air Force, serving two combat tours in Southeast Asia, acted as a White House Fellow, and was on the staff of the National Security Council. He also served as associate director for National Security and International Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget in the White House. He continued his military service as a reserve forces aviator and commander through 2000, and retired as a major general in the Air National Guard. He serves on the board of directors of CAE, and the Institute for Defense Analysis. Randy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.