Christy and Randi on empowering your members and followers
Carrying a concealed weapon builds confidence
Join Christy Painchaud and her guest Randi Rogers as they discuss empowering women. Hear their thoughts about empowering members and followers, as well as how carrying a concealed weapon builds confidence.
Randi shares why she was always around guns, and how she got to the point when she was never afraid. Uncover how Randi learned to be aware of her surroundings and situations, while gaining the ability to shoot and protect herself.
Hear her advice for women who are on the fence about shooting. Learn how firerams are empowering women. Think of shooting like using power tools or kitchen equipment. Randi also shares how to break free from your comfort zone, and why getting started does not have to be scary. Christy explains why you may miss out on something you could end up loving.
About Christy Painchaud
Christy Painchaud is a retired federal agent, special agent and criminal investigator. As part of her extensive career, she has served active duty in the military and law enforcement as well as time as a security contractor and private investigator. Christy is a mom who carries, and serves as a firearms instructor where she teaches firearms training for men and women.
About Randi Rogers
Randi Rogers is a shooter from the top of her head down to the tips of her toes. Working as the Sales and Marketing Manager for the holster manufacturing company Comp-Tac Victory Gear, Randi dabbles in hunting, fishing and the great outdoors, but at the end of the day she wants to have a gun in her hand. For the last 20 years Randi has won over 55 world and national titles in action shooting sports such as Cowboy Action Shooting, IDPA, IPSC, USPSA and 3Gun. Randi fills her days concealed carrying in a Comp-Tac Holster, spending time practicing at the range, writing for several outdoor publications and finding new ways to help other women enjoy the recreation and entertainment of target shooting.
Randi began shooting with her grandfather when she was just 11 years old. Her grandfather, Gene “Evil Roy” Pearcey, and grandmother, Karen “Wicked Felina” Pearcey, are active Cowboy Action Shooters and introduced Randi, AKA “Holy Terror” to competitive shooting.
While studying for a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing at the University of Northern Colorado, Randi broadened her shooting portfolio and began competing in other events such as the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA), United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA), International Pistol Shooting Confederation (IPSC), National Rifle Association (NRA) Bianchi Cup, Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA), and ProAm pistol shooting. Rogers was able to win national championships in all of these shooting sports events while at the same time continuing her education.
Randi the Sales and Marketing Manager for Comp-Tac Victory Gear. Randi has over 55 World and National Titles in 7 shooting disciplines including a gold and two bronze medals she won at the 2011, 2014, 2017 IPSC World Championships. Randi is a true professional with a desire to train and inspire new shooters and continue to bring awareness to the competitive shooting sports and the outdoor industry.