Josh Randle was named the National Executive Director of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in 2010. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi, where he was one of only 10 students inducted into the university’s prestigious Hall of Fame. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with minors in History and English, and he is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Societies. While at Ole Miss, he served as Treasurer of the Student Body and raised over $50,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as Philanthropy Chairman of his fraternity, Kappa Alpha Order.
Under Josh’s supervision, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has formed notable partnerships with the Boy Scouts of America, the Miss America Organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Club, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, T. Rowe Price, Royal Bank of Canada, and the US Department of Education. Since 2010, Josh has helped raise more than half a million dollars for the US Award.
Prior to joining The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Josh worked in the Government Affairs division at BGR Group in Washington, DC, one of the nation’s leading public policy advocacy firms. He most recently worked for Sam Haskell, Chairman of the Miss America Organization and former Worldwide Head of Television for the prestigious William Morris Agency in Beverly Hills.
Josh is a Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award holder.
Ansley Wallace joined the National Office as the Office Manager and Executive Assistant of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in 2011. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Sciences and was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. A native of Nashville, TN, she is also a 2006 graduate of the Harpeth Hall School.
Ansley oversees the daily operations of the National Office and assists the Board and Executive Director in expanding the Award program across the country. Ansley also coordinates logisitics and organizes events for Royal visits benefitting the US Award program.
Before joining The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Ansley worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Diane Black of Tennessee.
Ansley is currently working toward her own Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.