Rabbi Randy Brown obtained his B.A. in Jewish Studies and Business Administration from the University of Florida in 1995. While living in Israel, Rabbi Brown completed his MBA at Bar-Ilan University and assisted many Israeli high-tech companies with marketing and business plans. In addition, he volunteered as a Foreign Relations Correspondent in English and Spanish for President Shimon Peres. After returning to the States in 1999, Rabbi Brown embarked on a successful career in Commercial Real Estate and Telecommunications.

Randy sharpened his Judaic knowledge and followed his true calling to the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he received an MA in Jewish Education in 2006 and was ordained from Academy for Jewish Religion, CA, in 2010. 

Rabbi Brown served as Director of Interreligious Affairs and Intergroup Affairs for the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) Los Angeles office from 2006 through 2012. Rabbi Brown served on the Loyal Marymount University Advisory Board, Los Angeles Police, and Sheriff’s Departments’ Clergy Council, as well as Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s Middle East Task Force.

Since 2013, Rabbi Brown has worked at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (FBCH), where he has taught spiritual resilience to over 2500 active-duty service members in their Substance Abuse Residential Treatment Facility. At FBCH, he also teaches spiritual resiliency to adolescents who have attempted suicide or experienced suicidal ideation. Rabbi Brown counsels service members at Walter Reed National Medical Center and officiates at Jewish burials at Arlington National Cemetery. 

He is married to Cantor Arianne Brown and is the proud father of three wonderful sons.