Robert A. Hood, M. Ed.
Bob is a nationally recognized correctional professional with over 36 years in local, state, and federal criminal justice experience. He retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) as Warden of the nation’s most secure institution – the United States Administrative Maximum (ADX) Penitentiary in Colorado. He was responsible for the most violent, disruptive and escape-prone inmates in federal custody. Top secret clearance was required.
During Bob’s tenure with the BOP, he was Warden of three major correctional institutions, Chief of Internal Affairs, and Assistant Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Previously, Bob worked for the New Jersey and Texas Departments of Corrections, and was the National Security Specialist for GE Homeland Protection. He also was Director of a private reentry center, and taught criminal justice studies in five undergraduate and graduate colleges.
Security Magazine identified Warden Hood as one of the “Top 25 Most Influential People in the Security Industry,” and CBS aired a “60 Minutes” special on his ability to effectively manage the most secured prison in America.
Donald R. Guillory, M.A.
Executive Director - Correctional Industries
Don Guillory, a native of Louisiana, is the former CEO of Virginia Correctional Enterprises (VCE). During his tenure as CEO, VCE increased gross sales by 94%.
Don earned a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology and began his 42 year career in corrections as a Probation & Parole Agent. Don subsequently earned a Master’s Degree in psychology from McNeese State University. Among the positions he held in Louisiana’s Department of Corrections were: Agent with the Internal Affairs Division, Assistant Warden, and Warden of Wade Correctional Center, which he held until he accepted a position as Director of Western Marketing and Operations with a private corrections firm in Tennessee.
Don was Superintendent of Unit #3 for the Virginia Department of Corrections before transferring to Southampton Correctional Center. At Powhatan Correctional Center, Don served as Assistant Warden until he was promoted to Warden.
Throughout his career Don has been active with professional associations including:
- American Correctional Association (Lifetime Member)
- National Correctional Industries Association
- North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents
- Southern States Correctional Association
- Virginia Correctional Association
Among the leadership roles Don has held are:
- Chair Correctional Industries Committee: American Correctional Association
- Delegate to American Correctional Association
- Chairman of the National Correctional Industries Association
- President of the National Correctional Industries Association
- Governor's Task Force on Reentry: Member
- Board Member of the Virginia Correctional Association
- Vice President of the Virginia Correctional Association
Don is a Certified Corrections Executive as certified by the American Correctional Association.
Senior Advisor & Chief Corrections Officer- Jail Operations
Mike is an experienced corrections CEO with proven abilities as a change agent and skilled manager of large multi-dimensional criminal justice programs, including probation, alternative sentencing, and drug testing formats. He is intimately familiar with criminal justice system design in both the public and private sectors. Throughout his career, Mike has demonstrated the ability to design policies and procedures, facilitate outcome measure review, and implement program revisions by the use of a diverse leadership style.
Additionally, Mike has extensive experience motivating and guiding the activities of subordinate division or program directors. He possesses strong strategic planning and analytical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and group facilitation skills. He is an effective communicator with superlative consensus building, negotiating, and decision-making skills. Lastly, Mike possesses extensive experience in budget preparation and presentation before legislative bodies.
Robert D. Carter, M.S.
Senior Advisor – Reentry Programs
Robert is a PhD candidate at Capella University where his area of specialization is Corrections & Public Safety Leadership. He was awarded a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology from Indiana State University. During his career Robert has held a variety of roles including Adjunct Instructor, Research Associate, Correctional Officer, and Law Intern.
His publications include: Discretion in a Distance Learning Environment: Ethical Considerations in a Virtual Classroom, Journal of Distance Education; Transformational vs. Pseudo Transformational, Leadership Academy, Indiana Criminal Justice Association; Private Prisons and Quality Care: Differences in Private Prison Operation and Recidivism Rates, Leadership Academy, Indiana Criminal Justice Association.
Robert is member of American Correctional Association and American Society of Criminology.
Kent L Crabtree, M. Ed.
Senior Advisor - Crisis Management & First Responder Programs
Kent has more than twenty years of professional experience in a counseling setting in addition to more than six years as a U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman Psychiatric Technician. He is bilingual, English/Spanish, and has received numerous awards during his career including: ODR&C Office of Correctional Healthcare, Recovery Services Employee of the Year.
He received a M. Ed. in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from Ohio University 2010, and previously a B.S. in Chemical Dependency Counseling from Ohio Christian University.
Kent’s extensive professional training and designations include:
Ohio Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III
International Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor
Hostage Negotiator Instructor
Ohio Drug & Alcohol Studies Institute
Therapeutic Community Immersion Training
Ohio Violence Prevention Process
Basic Law Enforcement - Border Patrol Basic Federal Law Enforcement Training Center - Glynco, Georgia
Kelsey is the founder of N10CT, an organization dedicated to developing life skills through motivational speaking and other encouraging techniques. N10CT is a lifestyle philosophy that encompasses the positive pursuit of success and moves you from being mediocre to a state of overwhelming dynamic confidence and victory.
In support of the many themed corporate events encompassing Boot Camp or Sports Rallies, Kelsey, as Kelsey Supreme, delivers motivational performances in a variety of characters including a Drill Sergeant and Football Coach.
Kelsey is an alumnus of Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems. Notably, Kelsey was a member of the Auburn Tigers football team and played on its 1993 undefeated 11-0 team. After college, he played professional football in the US and Europe.
Prior to establishing N10CT, Kelsey successfully served as an IT consultant and business analyst to Fortune 500 firms, government agencies, and others.
Gregory J. Dann
Senior Advisor & Security Specialist
With 22 years of experience working in the field of corrections and U.S. Armed Forces, Gregory has an extensive background in security protocol including operational and physical security applications. He is responsible for correctional consulting services in regional, county and municipal jail facilities, to include prison operations. Unique experience in overseeing correctional operations in facilities constructed in the mid-1800’s to today’s state of the art facilities.
Gregory performs jail inspections, investigations and operational assessments in a variety of detention facilities. He possesses extensive training and experience in operational and physical security measures to prevent unauthorized escape from a jail security perimeter and unauthorized entry into strictly controlled, highly sensitive areas in a correctional setting. He also provides technical assistance for security implementation at court houses, court-holding facilities and other facilities.
Gregory has extensive experience in policy and procedural development and implementation as they relate to jail and prison operations. He conducts extensive reviews of jail operational manuals to ensure compliance with state and federal law and maintains focus on ensuring a safe, secure and humane correctional operation exists.
Gregory is an advisor on correctional planning committees for new jail construction and/or renovations. He monitors the entire project from the planning phases through construction occupation of the new facility. Additionally, Gregory recommends the uses of the latest correctional technologies and equipment to streamline operational costs and ensures the owner is constructing a facility that meets the needs of agency, courts and community they support.
He completes detailed reports on investigations, operational assessments, staffing analysis, auditing and training for security and jail support personnel and assists administrators, supervisors and line staff to develop solutions to problems that can arise while managing inmate populations in a controlled environment.
Gregory earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Kent State University and is completing his Master of Science degree in Instructional Design & Performance Technology at Franklin University. Additionally, he is an NRA certified pistol instructor.
Gregory is a member of the American Jail Association.
Al DeAmicis, MPIA, MPPM
Senior Advisor - Security Threat Groups
Al DeAmicis retired as a Captain in 2004 from the Allegheny County Bureau of Corrections located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after 30 years of experience. His professional experience included the following positions: Director of Classification, Intake and Booking, Director of Training, and Correctional Emergency Response Team Leader. He authored and coordinated the Emergency Risk Analysis Preparedness Plan for the 3,000 inmate maximum security correctional facility. His other professional capacities were dealing with special populations consisting of Security Threat Groups (STGs), and overseeing the Restrictive Housing Unit (RHU) as a Captain for six-years.
Al’s educational background consists of a Master’s Degree in Public and International Affairs with a concentration in Security and Intelligence Studies and a second Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management. These degrees were conferred by the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
He is also an adjunct faculty member for the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Phoenix.
Al DeAmicis is the author of the following papers : “An Ethical Dilemma In Corrections”, “The Violence Inside” “Suicide In Correctional Facilities”, “The Hells Angels Criminal Enterprise”, “Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and Their Violent World”, “The Los Zetas and La Familia Michoacana Drug Trafficking Organizations”, and “Patton”. These papers have been published in the L.A.E. Journal, American Jails, Department of Justice’s National Criminal Justice Reference Service, and the American Heroes Press.
His significant paper entitled Violence At Our Border's Edge addresses the five major Mexican drug trafficking organizations threatening our border's and our law enforcement who patrol them. This paper was published by the American Criminal Justice Association LAE Journal in December 2012.
Al's latest publication is "Blueprint for a Correctional Emergency Response Team", Correctional News, Emlen Media, Volume 19, Number 1, pp-50-51.
His specialties include: Security Threat Groups (STG), Transnational Gangs, Street Gangs, Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (OMG), Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTOs) and Special Management of Prison Populations.
Al is a member of the American Jail Association.
David Goldenberg, M.B.A.
Senior Advisor - Courtroom & Legal System AV
David Goldenberg is recognized as a national expert in audio, video and other uses and applications of technology in the courts and enterprise organizations. With more than 15 years of industry experience, he has written articles and contributed to trade publications such as Systems Contractor News and Sound & Communications. He also serves as a resource to the media for AV-related topics and issues and concerns facing systems integrators.
Committed to continuing education, professional development and increasing industry awareness, Goldenberg has been invited to serve on panels and given lectures on audio-visual technology for organizations including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the United States Judicial Conference Committee on Security and Facilities.
Prior to joining Billiken Group, Goldenberg held senior management positions at AT&T and IBM, where he was involved in the creation of the first global virtual private network for the company. He holds an executive MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Business Administration from Fordham University.
Senior Advisor-Marketing & Creative Services
Steve is a national, award-winning creative director, art director and designer with more than 35 years of experience marketing and servicing corporations, associations and federal agencies. As a consultant to Duramed Pharmaceuticals he was responsible for the advertising campaign that launched Cenestin Conjugated Estrogens, AB into a $2 billion market. Working with a $25 million budget, Steve was responsible for all creative services including marketing strategy, brand strategy, branding, logo development, tagline development, advertising, packaging design and all collateral materials. Pharmaceutical branding clients have included Barr Laboratories, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, and Hampton-Laine Inc. among others.
Steve formed a partnership with UNICOR, a wholly-owned corporation of the U. S. Department of Justice with revenues of $800 million, to provide a complete package of creative services, including advertising, graphic design and printing, to federal agencies. Under this partnership, he was commissioned by the U.S. Department of State to design and develop an experimental, counterfeit-proof diplomatic license tag for U. S. foreign embassies. He also has been a consultant to the Office of Education of the government of Spain for over fourteen years helping to develop their publishing program in the US. Steve is president of Alliance Integrated Marketing based in Washington, DC.
Lillian Jeter, M. Ed.
Senior Advisor-Police/Law Enforcement/Elder Abuse
Lillian Jeter is a former law enforcement commander who uncovered a case of elder abuse and neglect in 1985 that changed the nation’s whole perspective on the mistreatment of vulnerable older persons. Lillian serves as a consultant in elder abuse cases internationally and provides expert witness testimony in civil and criminal cases.
Since 1985, Lillian has presented keynote addresses, delivered presentations and conducted workshops for professional audiences in aged care, policy, legal, human rights and criminal justice around the world on the abuse, neglect, mistreatment, and exploitation of vulnerable older persons. In 2001, Lillian was a co-founder of the Elder Abuse Prevention Association in Australia and was the Association’s Executive Director until her return to the United States in 2011. On the 20th February 2006, with her appearance on ABC Lateline and subsequently through various television, radio, and media, Lillian exposed the plight of vulnerable older persons being abused and mistreated in nursing homes throughout Australia. Lillian is a regular contributor to multi-media sources on all issues pertaining to elder abuse.
Lillian not only investigated cases of abuse in her capacity as a law enforcement officer, but she was also very influential in the development of policy, procedures, training guidelines, and interagency protocols. In 1986 she was a member of a multi-disciplinary team that met in Washington, DC to formulate and devise a template on elder abuse for the first time in the history of the United States to be delivered to all fifty states for law enforcement, adult protective services, legal entities, and aged care providers.
Lillian previously served on the Patrol & Tactical Board as well as the Crime Prevention Board of the International Chiefs of Police. At the end of her career in law enforcement, she was Deputy Director of the South Carolina Police Corps at The Citadel.
Lillian is now an Advisory Member for the Institute of Violence, Abuse, and Trauma in Hawaii. She is also a member of the Southern Gerontological Society.