Spotlight: Randy Thomas

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Randy Thomas with the Department of Medicine.

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Name: Randy Thomas

Title: Senior Director of Business Operations

Randal Thomas

Randy Thomas

Department: Medicine

How long have you been at BCM? Since 1998

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? Getting to work with and support so many bright and dedicated people.

Where were you born? Pasa(get-down)dena, Texas

What is your favorite kind of food? Most any kind with meat.

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Gotta say Taste of Texas; partial to filet mignon.

What’s on your music playlist? Contemporary Christian, country and western, good old rock and roll, jazz, blues.

What is your dream vacation? Photography-focused road trip to national parks in the West.

What is your favorite TV show? “Longmire”

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … have a son who likes to ride bulls and a wife who hates that fact.

What are some of your personal hobbies? Photography, woodworking, tennis

Last book you read? Currently reading “Les Miserables” (all 800-plus pages; it’ll be a while before I finish); last finished “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.”

Last movie you saw? “Guardians of the Galaxy II”

Any kids? Pets? Two boys; one dog.

Favorite food on campus? Cheeseburger

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? Starbucks