Homer Randle III was born on November 11, 1971. He earned his B.A. in Social Sciences and Aviation Management from the University of North Dakota, and his Private Pilot Certificate in 1999. In May of 2006, he earned his Master’s Degree in Transportation Planning and Management from Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas. In 2006, he founded the Sentinel Group, LLC in which he served as President/CEO. Mr. Randle worked for Florida Memorial University as the Campus Representative for the Air Force ROTC Program and as a Professor in the Aviation and Safety Department from 2010-2013. He currently works at Jean Ribault Senior High School where he is the Lead Instructor of their Aviation Academy.
Mr. Randle has worked in management for various companies, to include AT&T formerly Southwestern Bell, Houston Airport System, Cambata Aviation, and World Service Company. He is a Board of Trustee for Bailey Military Institute and has helped several small businesses with a variety of consulting services to include strategic planning, staff development, team building, human resource issues, employee retention, and streamlining business operations. Further, he also served in the Texas State Air Guard as a Squadron Commander with the 447th Air Support Group, based at Ellington Field, Houston Texas.
Mr. Randle was accepted into the 2010 Edition of the Biltmore Registry of Executives and Professionals. In 2008 he was awarded the OBAP General Flight Scholarship and was also appointed as the National Chairman for Youth Pilot Retention for Black Pilots of America and awarded a Profile of Prominence Award by the National Organization of Women of Achievement for his contributions to the aviation industry and to his community. In 2007, Homer was awarded a Command Leadership Resource Management Scholarship by United Airlines and The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) he was the First Chapter President in OBAP’s forty-two year history, where he currently serves as the President of the South Florida Chapter. He is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, Board of Trustees-Bailey Military Institute, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Black Pilots of America, and The Bronze Eagles Flying Club, Houston, Texas, Grace Flight South Central, Tuskegee Airmen, and the South Florida Chapter of Black Pilots of America. He currently serves as the President/Owner of Odyssey Consulting LLC and is a contributing writer and a STEM Consultant/ Aviation Subject Matter Expert for TRE Magazine.
Homer is a contract commercial pilot with flight time ranging from single-engine to multi-engine, including turbine aircraft. He is a certified PADI Advance Open Water Diver, a nationally recognized Dive Buddy by the Handicap Scuba Association. He enjoys shark diving, drift diving, wreck and reef diving. Among his other interest are public speaking and youth engagement dealing with motivation and STEM careers specifically in the Aviation and Aerospace Industry. He has been a keynote speaker at schools/Universities to include Clear Creek ISD, Houston ISD, Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School, Missouri City ISD, Aldine ISD, Texas Southern University, Cheyney University, 500 Black Men Jacksonville, Fl. Chapter, and Crossover Jacksonville. He is also interested in Formula One Racing and is working on his first book.