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  • B.A., Political Science
  • M.S., Information and Telecommunications Systems Management
  • MEng with a concentration in Advanced Safety Engineering and Management, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Major Randy Cadieux entered the United States Marine Corps in 1993, and upon completion of Navy flight training received his designation as a Naval Aviator. He has a diverse leadership background with extensive Marine Corps aviation experience, including serving in Naval Aviation primary flight training units and Fleet Marine Force aviation units. In addition to flight leadership, Cadieux has served in multiple safety and operations management positions. He has served as the director of safety and standardization for a Navy and Marine Corps aviation training squadron and as a Marine Aircraft Group assistant operations officer, providing oversight for the safe operations of 10 squadrons.

Cadieux has extensive experience preparation student naval aviators during high-risk training missions. In addition to hands-on technical instruction, this training also included mentoring, Crew Resource Management (CRM), and Operational Risk Management (ORM) instruction and application. He currently serves in a director-level capacity as the Marine Officer Control Officer-In-Charge at Marine Aviation Training Support Group-21. In this position he oversees aviation officer training throughput with a focus on safety leadership, mentoring, and building a culture of high-reliability. Cadieux has collaborated extensively with researchers and practitioners from High-Reliability Organizations (HROs) and has numerous years of experience working in HROs. He has developed and implemented High-Reliability Team Training (HRTT), a training curriculum that focuses on judgment, decision-making, mentoring, ORM, CRM, high-reliability attitudes, character, and team problem solving.

Cadieux has been qualified in numerous aircraft, including the KC-130 F, R, and J model Hercules, the UC-12B, the T-34C, and the T-44A. He has been designated as a KC-130 Transport Plane Commander, Section Leader, and Tactical Refueling Area Commander; a UC-12B Transport Plane Commander; and a T-34C Instructor Pilot. His operational flying experience includes acting as a squadron detachment assistant operations officer and as a KC-130J Transport Plane Commander in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Cadieux has a B.A. in Political Science, a M.S. in Information and Telecommunications Systems Management, and a Master of Engineering with a Concentration in Advanced Safety Engineering and Management. A graduate of the U.S. Navy’s School of Aviation Safety Aviation Safety Officer Course, Cadieux has achieved certification in an additional military occupational specialty as an Aviation Safety Officer (ASO). He is also a graduate of the Navy’s Crew Resource Management Instructor School and the Naval Security Manager’s Course. Cadieux is married and has three children.

Randy Cadieux recently joined Johnson Controls/Tyco Integrated Security as a Global Program Manager. In this role he manages multiple customer security projects, including intrusion detection, access control, surveillance, testing, commissioning and integration with life safety requirements. He leads and coordinates cross-functional team efforts, including systems application engineers, CAD designers, and project managers. He conducts detailed coordination with sales, design and pricing teams to meet customer security and life safety project needs. Randy also applies knowledge of security technology to customer requirements to improve safety and security of personnel and facilities. Utilizing a Lean and Continuous Improvement approach he leads efforts to improve process effectiveness and efficiency for improved bottom line results.