Mayor T. Randall (Randy) Halfacre is a resident of Lexington and served on the Lexington Town Council since 1994. He served as Mayor Pro-Tem from December 1998 to December 2000 and was elected Mayor in November 2004 and served until 2013.
Halfacre attended The University of South Carolina, where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management in 1970. Halfacre also graduated from the State Budget and Control Board's Executive Leadership Institute in 1980 as well as the State Municipal Association's Institute of Government in 1998. In February 2007, Halfacre joined the staff at the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce as President and CEO. His role as both Mayor and head of the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce made him unique and the only known person in the United States to oversee both a Town and Chamber. He retired from the Chamber position in 2015.
Prior to his position with the Chamber, Halfacre worked with Lesesne Industries from 2000 to 2007 where he specialized in Corporate Accounts Development and Sales. Previously, he had retired in 2000 from the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation as a Deputy Director, overseeing six statewide licensing programs.
During his career, which spanned over thirty-two years, he served in a number of professional leadership capacities, including being President of both the State and National International Personnel Management Associations. He was also instrumental in starting and serving as the first President of the State Sertoma Club in the late 1970's.