Randy Long is the Founder and CEO of SageView Advisory Group. His great passion and gifting are being used to impart vision, provide guidance, and invaluable resources to suffering people around the world through the SageView Foundation.
As a charter member of Convene, a professional organization that brings CEO’s together to mentor each other with the goal of leaving a legacy of significance, Randy partners with leaders in the local and global community to promote awareness of the many causes he supports.
Randy is also an active member in the Barnabas Group, which assembles like-minded professionals who also want to use their time, skills, networking and resources to support pre-screened Christian ministries around the world.
Through travel to Africa, Asia, and Central America with several aid organizations, Randy has become deeply committed to addressing the need for micro-financing in the world’s underserved communities. With a deep focus on the cultures around him, he understands how people truly live and how to better address their everyday needs. He has seen firsthand how breaking the cycle of poverty through equipping individuals with the right resources can alter their future.
Randy and his wife Mary have been married for 38 years. In his downtime, he enjoys spending time exploring new places, snow skiing, spending time at the beach, and attending sporting events with his three grown children and two grandchildren
For the past 25 years, she has been involved with organizations focusing on poverty, education, and disease prevention and management. She realized one of the ways she could be most effective across the board was by communicating the heart of each organization to a larger audience. She has since served as a Christian Education Regional Director in Community Bible Study International and has served extensively on mission teams throughout the world in Asia, Africa, Australia, and South America.
With a passion for culture and travel, Mary got involved with The PEACE Plan, a global volunteer program run through Saddleback Church that helps equip churches address the biggest problems in their communities. She is passionate about the process of coaching and inspiring these young adults to find their value and talents.
For the last 10 years she has been a committed mentor to three young women (two students from Rwanda that studied in the United States, and one emancipated foster youth she met through Orangewood. Mary sees these relationships as long term investments
Mary delights in spending time with her beloved children and grandchildren. When Mary’s not exploring new places she’s nurturing relationships and making new friends.
Kathryn Coen has a background working with various nonprofit organizations and ministry groups both in her community and internationally. She has a background in teaching, event planning, and coordinating local and global serving opportunities. One of Kathryn’s greatest joys has been leading women’s bible studies for the past 20 years. She feels a great calling to support women in her community.
Through assisting The Sumba Foundation with donor relations, fundraising, and trip coordination for over 10 years she had firsthand experience in tribal villages as her teams met countless needs for the people of Sumba. Through trips to Sumba she saw the life change that happened in groups when family, friends, and peers come together to serve.
For the SageView Foundation, Kathryn’s dream is for it to be a contagious part of our corporate culture. Kathryn believes that sharing experiences from the heart with the people you work with deepens the community that exists in a corporate setting. Over the years, Kathryn has come to develop the philosophy that one must balance the giving of their time with the resources they are stewards of. This includes a responsibility to family, friends, and both the local and global community.
Kathryn lives in Laguna Niguel with her husband and they have four grown children and two grandchildren. In addition to travel, Kathryn enjoys her friends, book club, the beach and decorating.
Dave grew up on a farm in South Africa and moved to the USA in 2000. He is an entrepreneur at heart.
While setting up his career in America, Dave also started a non-profit called Threads Africa that took teams from the USA to South Africa from 2004 to 2015 to assist those in need living in a shanty town near Cape Town. Threads supported a learning center, nursery school, homes for at risk youth and a film school.
Dave started volunteering with the SageView Foundation in 2016 and has traveled to Rwanda several times. In addition to planning for crops, irrigation and export protocol, he loves the training component of his time in Rwanda. He incorporates practical business skills with lessons that help with daily life as he mentors the team at the farm.
Dave loves traveling, playing squash and golf and is passionate about music. His two grandchildren bring Dave great joy.