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2022 Lower Shore Distinguished Citizen Award Reception

Boy Scouts of America, Del-Mar-Va Council

Honoring: Mr. Randy Day

August 18, 2022
Salisbury University - Perdue School of Business
6:00 pm Reception with Hors d'oeuvres



The Del-Mar-Va Council is pleased to announce that Mr. Randy Day, Chief Executive Officer, Perdue Farms, will be the honored recipient of the 2022 Lower Shore Distinguished Citizen Award. As Chief Executive Officer, Randy Day leads the Perdue Farms senior leadership team, including Perdue Foods, Perdue AgriBusiness and Perdue Farms corporate functions. Randy was named CEO in March of 2017, after serving as Chief Operating Officer since May of 2016. Randy is the fourth CEO in the company's nearly 100-year history. Randy began his professional career with Perdue Farms in 1980, holding various positions of increasing responsibility in the company's two operating divisions, Perdue Foods and Perdue AgriBusiness. He began his career in distribution and sales in foods, before advancing into executive level positions in quality assurance, product development and logistics. During his tenure as President and General Manager of Perdue's Specialty Foods Division, Randy's responsibilities included further-processed foods operations and foodservice sales and marketing. In 2008, Randy was named Senior Vice President of Perdue AgriBusiness, with responsibility for business development and strategic planning. He returned to Perdue Foods in 2013 as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, and he was named Executive Vice President of Operations a year later. In 2015, he was promoted to President of Perdue Foods.

Randy received his bachelor of science degree in biology from Western Maryland College. He earned a master's degree in poultry nutrition from the University of Maryland-College Park. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.  Randy served on the Board of Directors of the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, on the Executive Committee of the National Turkey Federation and on the Technical and Regulatory Committee of the National Chicken Council. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the National Chicken Council. In his community, he served on the Board of the MidAtlantic YMCA, chaired the Secondary Education Advisory Committee for the Wicomico County Board of Education and participated in the Wicomico County Mentoring Project. He is a member of the Greater Salisbury Committee and Council At Large of the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce.

The Del-Mar-Va Council is honored to present Mr. Day with this well-deserved award!

Recipients are selected for their outstanding service as evidenced by their leadership to many worthwhile organizations as well as the respect and esteem in which they are held by their colleagues. 

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Platinum Eagle Sponsor

Perdue Farms

Eagle Scout Sponsor


Life Scout Sponsor

Tom & Beth Hershey

The Hazel Farm Property Foundation

Star Scout Sponsor


First Class Scout Sponsor

Bank of Delmarva

First Shore Federal

Joe Gast

Delmarva Veteran Builders

Frank Hanna

Tenderfoot Sponsor

Cliff & Donna Berg

Andrew & Kathleen Momme

Wilgus Insurance Agency

Bruce Stewart-Brown

Mike Levengood

Cato Gas & Oil

Andrea Staub

Tom Evans

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