Officer Khalid Rentz is a leader with a strong work ethic that empowers his staff of correctional officers. He leads by example, goes out of his way to help others and treats the young men in his care with respect and dignity.
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 01, 2011
CCA, America's leader in partnership corrections, has named Khalid Rentz, Senior Correctional Officer and Security Threat Group (STG) Coordinator at Lake City Correctional Facility in Florida, its 2011 Employee of the Year.
"Our executive team had a tough decision to make from a very competitive pool of more than 60 highly capable, dedicated and respected CCA employees," said Damon Hininger, CCA president and CEO. "The team at the Lake City Correctional Facility regard Officer Rentz as a corrections professional of the highest caliber and our company leadership agree."
Officer Rentz joined CCA Lake City as a Correctional Officer in 1998 and was promoted to Senior Correctional Officer in 2007. That same year he assumed responsibility as the Security Threat Group (STG) Coordinator at the 893-bed facility located in Lake City, Florida which CCA manages for the Florida Department of Corrections.
"He is a leader, role model and a man of character with a strong work ethic that empowers his staff of correctional officers," said Joseph Taylor, Warden, Lake City Correctional Facility. "Officer Rentz leads by example, goes out of his way to help others and treats the young men in his care with respect and dignity."
Every year, CCA recognizes one corrections professional at each of its more than 60 facilities in the U.S, and selects one of those individuals as its national Employee of the Year.
CCA is the nation’s largest provider of partnership corrections to federal, state and local government, operating more than 60 facilities, including more than 40 company-owned facilities, with approximately 90,000 beds, in 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to providing the residential services for inmates, CCA facilities offer rehabilitation and educational programs, including education, vocation, religious services, life skills and employment training and substance abuse treatment. For more, visit http://www.cca.com and http://www.ccacommunities.com.
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