Randall Vogel is the Community Rating System (CRS) coordinator and Floodplain Manager for Polk County Florida. He is also an attorney and a floodplain consultant through R.E. Vogel Law PA. In addition to his Juris Doctor he holds a Master’s in Public Administration and is a Certified Floodplain Manager. Randall has been working with Polk County since 2008. However, Randall’s scope of knowledge is not limited to his time at Polk County. He has held positions as a mortgage lender for a large financial institution and a loan production supervisor with a national mortgage processor. During his career, he has played important roles in reducing flood insurance risks and premiums for property owners by increasing CRS scores, strengthening local ordinance previsions and correcting floodplain mapping errors. He has collaborated with individuals and communities throughout the country to address their floodplain issues and concerns.