Randy P. Vulakovich is the firm's Chief Business Development Officer. He works closely with the firm's Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Board of Directors to achieve the firm's strategic business goals pertaining to client service, marketing and revenue generation.
Randy oversees Buchanan's business development and marketing team, which includes a director of communications, business development managers and marketing staff members. The team works together to provide prompt and comprehensive marketing and business development services to the firm's attorneys and government relations professionals.
Leading the firm's Business Development and Marketing Department, Randy has direct oversight of the firm's business development initiatives; budgets related to business development and marketing efforts; client teams and client feedback assessments; and targeted marketing strategies. He also focuses much of his efforts on strategic business planning.
Prior to becoming the firm's Chief Business Development Officer, Randy provided government affairs consulting services to clients in the areas of development, management and implementation of comprehensive political and legislative strategies, enabling his clients to overcome public policy, legislative, regulatory and procurement challenges. Randy's extensive knowledge of the political process aided clients in achieving their business objectives.
Randy was selected by the Pittsburgh Business Times as a 2015 Fast Tracker – an award honoring the region’s most outstanding business, government and non-profit leaders under the age of 40 for their impact on the growth and scope of their workplace.
In 2010, Randy assumed a leadership role in the campaign of gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett. The campaign was successful, and Tom Corbett was elected Governor of Pennsylvania on November 2, 2010.
Duquesne University, M.L.L.S., 2005
Duquesne University, M.B.A., 2005
Duquesne University, B.S., 2003
Marcellus Shale Coalition
Legal Marketing Association
Public Relations Society of America
Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., Board Member, Executive Committee Member
Pittsburgh CLO Board of Directors, Board Member
Homeless Children's Education Fund, Advisor
Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.’s Leadership Development Initiative XV, Graduate
FBI Citizens Academy, 2005 Graduate