Info Steward is the studio and consultancy of Randall "Randy" Kemp. A studio where creativity, experimentation, and questions combine in supportive engagement with partners, clients, and supporters towards achieving desired goals for transformation.

Purpose: Individual, family, organizational, and community transformation by stewarding information and human relationship to develop adaptable, co-created strategies through deep listening to partner, constituent, and local voices.


  • Strategic Planning: Co-develop effective strategies based on desired outcomes.
  • Program Evaluation: Review programs and projects in light of intended outcomes.
  • Research: Desk, academic, survey, business: all types of research.
  • Information Organization: Ordering the chaos of data collection.
  • Project Management: Overseeing tasks, timelines, and people.
  • Community Development: Connecting people and purposeful causes.
  • Active Listening: Intentionally open ears.
  • Grant Writing and Administration: Author successful proposals and manage grant-making.

Core Professional Values

  • a humble, servant-minded team of people
  • diversity of ideas, people, experiences, perspectives
  • seeking transformation of individuals, communities
  • an international scope in a neighborhood context

Core Attributes

  • a listener who asks probing questions and ingests the responses
  • information organizer gathering data with intentionality who can see patterns in the chaos
  • discerning, strategic, analytical, synthesizer

These three attribute clusters flow into and out of each other in cyclical patterns throughout the work life cycle.

Manifest in Several Roles

  • information curator, librarian, knowledge manager
  • strategy development and refinement
  • program evaluator
  • project manager
  • researcher, writer, teacher
  • grants manager
  • system admin, database admin, web developer
  • multi-day adventure trip designer

At any given point I embody multiple roles simultaneously as they are actualized in specific jobs and contracts. Those job titles include librarian, chief information officer, information steward, program officer, grants manager, researcher, teacher, and independent consultant, often in the international development arena.

I work with and for nonprofits/NGOs, foundations, academic institutions, government entities, and global networks. In addition to the roles and positions listed above and on my CV/resume (Kemp - CV - PDF | LinkedIn profile), I am a husband, father of two, an outdoorsman, and a Pilgrim on the Way.

As a consultant, researcher, student, and volunteer I have traveled abroad extensively for research, consultations, conferences, and meetings (often in multiple languages with translation). These locations include cities in Africa: Cape Town, Dar es-Salaam, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Tunis; The Americas: Bogotá, Brasilia, Mexico City, Ottawa, San José, Santiago, Toronto; Europe: Amsterdam, Berlin, Delft, Dublin, London, Madrid, Munich, Paris, Salzburg; Asia/Australia: Melbourne, born in Manila. For a peek at my family and myself, including travel to Stockholm (no Florence pictures, yet), see the video on wilderness I filmed and edited.

I also enjoy taking pictures (with the need to invest more in processing images) and playing the bass guitar.