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Richard Randall Rast

Richard Randall Rast, American construction consulting company executive. Recipient Comdrs. Award for Excellence, Air Force Engineering and Services Center, 1988.


  • Rast, Richard Randall was born on September 4, 1958 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Ray Rankin and Carolyn Celeste (Martin) Rast.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Building Construction, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981.


    • Partner Middle Georgia Home Builders, Macon, 1978-1979. Senior project manager Hanscomb Associates, Inc., Atlanta, 1979-1984. Vice president Delta Research Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, 1984-1989, senior vice president Niceville, Florida, since 1989.

      Lecturer Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1980-1983. Lecturer, instructor Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, since 1989.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Sustaining member Okaloosa County Economic Development Council, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, since 1990. Board directors Merchants Walk Association, Niceville, since 1991. Member Society of America Military Engineers (chairman air base systems roundtable 1988-1990), Nature Conservancy, National Trust for Historic Preservation.



    Sailing, furniture building.


    • Married Teresa Nell Barefield, June 17, 1986. Children: Lori, David, Richie, Ben.
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    Born September 4, 1958
    (age 59)
    • 1981
      Georgia Institute of Technology
    • 1978 - 1979
      Partner, Middle Georgia Home Builders
      Macon, Georgia, United States
    • 1979 - 1984
      senior, project manager Hanscomb Associates
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1984 - 1989
      vice president, Delta Research Corporation
      Arlington, Virginia, United States