Mr. Straach joined Texas Gulf Coast Medical Systems as Executive Director in January 2014. He is a highly skilled professional with more than thirty years of experience in the management and leadership of healthcare organizations. His career in healthcare management has provided him several unique professional opportunities including Senior Vice President of a management services organization providing practice management to more than twenty practices in Florida and Texas and Executive Director of several large multi-physician, multi-location group practices including ophthalmology, radiology, urology and surgical specialties.
Mr. Straach is a native Texan and earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and his master’s degree from University of Texas at Dallas. He obtained his designation as a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) from the American College of Medical Practice Executives in 1993. He has served on numerous advisory boards for medical practice management at both state and national levels. Previous appointments have included President of the Texas Medical Group Management Association; Chairman of the Ophthalmology Assembly of the Medical Group Management Association and designate member for medical practice management on the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee for Texas.
He and his wife live in the Clear Lake area and are proud parents of two adult sons and two grandchildren. Randy enjoys outdoor activities and sports including cycling, kayaking, fishing, hunting, golf and tennis. His hobbies include gourmet cooking and photography.