After graduating from Texas Tech University with a degree in accounting, Randy Neugebauer began work in Lubbock, Texas as a community banker where he was a commercial and Real Estate loan officer. Later, Neugebauer entered the Real Estate industry as an entrepreneur and operated both a home- building and a land development company.
With over 30 years of business experience, Neugebauer developed a pragmatic approach to issues regarding the economy and the financial sector and formed a clear understanding of the consequences of inefficient and ineffective government regulation.
Randy Neugebauer was elected to Congress in 2003. Until his retirement from Congress in January 2017, Neugebauer was an active Member and a leader of the House Financial Services Committee where he sponsored pro-growth economic policies to expand opportunity for all Americans. Throughout his tenure on the House Financial Services Committee, Neugebauer chaired three separate subcommittees and served on the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises in 112th, 113th, and 114th Congresses.
During the 112th Congress, Neugebauer chaired the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee where he focused on increasing transparency and accountability across the federal government. Most notably, he spearheaded the Committee's investigation and subsequent report of the collapse of MF Global.
During the 113th Congress, Neugebauer chaired the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee. Under his leadership, the Subcommittee sent the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers Reform Act and the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 to the President's desk to become law.
During the 114th Congress, Neugebauer was Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee. Under Neugebauer's leadership, the Subcommittee pursued policies to provide regulatory relief for community financial institutions, protect consumers without limiting consumer choice, and enact reforms to create a national data breach and notification standard to protect the American people's most sensitive personal financial information. As a proponent of transparency and accountability, Randy lead efforts and developed a plan to reform the CFPB.
Additionally, Neugebauer is past Vice Chairman of the House on Agriculture where he played a leading role in passing two farm bills during his tenure. He served on the Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit Subcommittee, Nutrition Subcommittee and General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee.