W. Scott Loercher

International engineering and architectural firm Buchart Horn (BH) recently promoted W. Scott Loercher, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, to associate vice president of the firm’s Architectural Division.

Mike Scott

Lee County, Fla., Sheriff Mike Scott was recently nominated to serve as a Commissioner for the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission (FCAC).

Jeffrey Beard

Jeffrey Beard, Ph.D., secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will retire at the end 2015.

John King

After nearly 34 years working in the Minnesota Department of Corrections, John King, warden of the Minnesota Correctional Facility (MFC) in Stillwater, has announced his retirement.

Julie Jones

Julie Jones was appointed Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections on Jan. 5, 2015, and was officially confirmed by the Senate Committee earlier this month.

Elvin Valenzuela

Elvin Valenzuela recently retired from his position as warden of the medium-security California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Karey Witty

Karey Witty was recently named CEO of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Corizon Health, a major correctional facility health care provider.

Timothy E. Hughes

Corizon Health has announced that they have hired Timothy E. Hughes, MD, FACOG, FACS as Corizon’s new regional medical director for its Southeast Jails.

Tom Marquardt

Tom Marquardt, SBID, IIDA, has recently been hired in HDR’s Chicago office as a design principal.

Patrick Firman

Patrick Firman was recently appointed sheriff of Denver County in Colorado.