From the moment Randy Bertisch saw his first television commercial, he knew he wanted to act. A multitalented dynamo, he achieved success as a performer, director and producer while still very young and was accepted into USC’s acclaimed BFA program, for which 30 students were accepted nationally each year. Randy was headed for stardom with notable credits when an out-of-control dump truck struck his car and changed his goals forever. After months in a coma and an intense struggle to regain his life, Randy set out to “give back” for his miraculous recovery by establishing the My Gym Challenged America Foundation (MGCA). As founder and President of MGCA, Randy sits on the Board of Directors and oversees all operations including gift requests and appropriations, My Gym Scholarship awards, the Outreach Program, and national fundraising events. As a physically challenged person, himself, Randy is an amazing example of what hard work and determination, combined with appropriate therapies and equipment, can accomplish. His purpose in creating MGCA was to help underprivileged children who face adversity achieve the same success as he. His greatest satisfaction is seeing what his foundation has done for so many.