Robert RandolphA partner in the international consulting firm of Carr, Swanson and Randolph (CSR), Bob Randolph brings a background in business, law and government to his current work in international development and governance. Bob began his career handling civil rights and constitutional law cases in Seattle, Washington. After leaving the practice of law, Bob has been actively involved during the past 25 years in the international arena as a diplomat promoting democracy and governance during the Clinton Administration (USAID); a business person managing companies in South and Southeast Asia; a trade negotiator; an international arbitrator and mediator; and a Conflict Resolution Expert with experience in Asia, the Middle East, Southeastern Europe, Brazil and Africa. Bob has a long history as an anti-war activist, having been in 1971 one of the first two officers honorably discharged from the Marine Corps as a Conscientious Objector during the Vietnam era. He subsequently helped promote reconciliation with the people of Vietnam, having led the first U.S. trade mission to Vietnam in 1995 under the leadership of Governor Mike Lowry of Washington State and having opened the first USAID mission to Vietnam since 1975 during the historic visit of President Bill Clinton in November, 2000.