J. Randolph Pelzer
Senior Business Officer
J. Randolph Pelzer (C'08, MBA'21) is the senior business officer of the Berkley Center and director of finance and administration for the Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement (OVPGE). He joined the Berkley Center in August 2013, previously working at Georgetown as the administrative officer in the Department of Psychology and as a grants and contracts specialist in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In his role he is responsible for overseeing the strategy executed through all aspects of the business and operations of the Berkley Center and OVPGE, as well as other units falling under these units' purview, in support of each unit's teaching, research, and service mission. He received his B.A. in English from Georgetown University and is a certified research administrator.