Clark T. (Sandy) Randt, Jr. was the longest-serving United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China. He was confirmed by the Senate on July 11, 2001, and arrived in Beijing on July 23, 2001. He left the postition on January 20, 2009, the day that Barack Obama was inaugurated as President.
Randt graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in 1968. At Yale, he was a friend of George W. Bush and the social chairman of their fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon, at the time that Bush was fraternity president.