CSG Executive Team

 

The Correctional Solutions Group Executive Team are seasoned correctional professionals who have worked together for decades at all levels of correctional facility operations from the line staff position through facility and corporate management. They have a multi-level understanding of the requirements of the contracting agency, the factors of client rehabilitation, the need for safe, secure and humane services for program participants, and the importance of staff job satisfaction and support. We operate as a team and view each employee as a valued member of that team.

John Forren, MHA / President
 
 

CORRECTIONAL SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC

Mr. Forren has managed some 30 correctional facilities over his career as Chief of Operations for Cornell Companies, CEO of Correctional Systems, Inc., as CEO of Paladin Eastside Psychological Services, and as COO for Eclectic Communications, Inc. Mr. Forren also currently sits on the Board of Directors of an Alano Club in El Cajon, California and served as president of the board of an alcohol and drug recovery home in Santa Barbara, California. The many projects he has been responsible for include re-entry facilities for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, community treatment centers for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, detention facilities for the US Marshals Service, ICE, California DOC, Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, and a dozen city and county jails.

 

 

Martin Rickler, MA, PhD  
Sr. Vice President
 

CORRECTIONAL SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC

Dr. Rickler has designed innovative programs for correctional and chemical dependency treatment and intervention, including authoring the proposal for the first privately operated state prison in California and the first federal dual diagnosis community correctional facility. He also authored and implemented massive community drug intervention programs and designed the first drug court program for Santa Barbara, California. He has a doctorate in Educational Psychology, a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, and is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

David L. Stanfield / COO
Chief Operating Officer
 

CORRECTIONAL SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC

David Stanfield began his career in criminal justice and security electronic integration in 1989.  David's work experience has included operational management and financial oversight of both male/female prison settings,  halfway houses, community corrections, and  juvenile detention facilities for county, state, and federal government agencies. David's range of experience includes management of all aspects of facility operations ie. security, offender supervision, safety, offender grievance resolution, prison transportation, commissary, maintenance, medical, and food service operations. Within these management roles, David's additional responsibilities include fiscal management of facilities, contract compliance, and regulatory authority compliance. In addition to David's operations management experience, he was a  business owner for several years of a Texas based security integration company which specialized in the installation of commercial/institutional security systems for jails, prisons, and hospitals throughout the state of Texas, and possessed Security Manager and Fire System Licenses issued by the state of Texas. Additional responsibilities included security analysis and consulting with various corporate entities.   

Donna Farris / MBA
Corporate Financial Analyst
 

CORRECTIONAL SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC

Ms. Farris began her career in criminal justice as an Adult Probation Officer followed by a position as Chief Probation Officer for a four-county, Texas Judicial District.  Ms. Farris subsequently held a position with the State of Texas (TDCJ-CJAD) as the Director of Funding and Fiscal Management responsible for the distribution and oversight of the annual funding for Adult Probation Departments, $300 million.  Ms. Farris also served as the Chief Fiscal Officer for Bexar County (San Antonio, Texas) Adult Probation Department and Director of Operations for the Travis County Adult Probation Department (Austin, Texas).  Ms. Farris has a Masters of Education in Vocational Rehabilitation from the University of Texas at Austin and an Master in Business Administration from Texas State University.

CORRECTIONAL SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC

 Michelle D. Crane
 Corporate/HR Service Coordinator
 
 Michelle D. Crane
 Corporate/HR Service Coordinator
 

CORRECTIONAL SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC

Juan C. Cruz
 Facility Director /Edinburg Transition Center 
 
Juan C. Cruz/ Facility Director
Juan began his career in 1999, Juan's work experienced has included management both in male and female Halfway Houses for State Contracts, Federal(BOP) Contracts, and Federal Detention Facility ICE/Immigration Processing Center Contracts. Juan’s range of experience includes the management of all aspects of facility operations. Prior to starting his career in corrections, Juan Cruz severed in the Armed Forces of The United States /National Guard, which he successfully finished his tenure, and accomplishing an Honorable Discharge.
Juan Cruz started as a security monitor at a Federal Halfway House, due to his ability to learn quick, attention to detail, dedication to his job duties and responsibilities he was promoted through the ranks. In 2005 Juan Cruz was promoted to Facility Director and assigned a Federal Contract located in Edinburg, TX. 
Juan Cruz then continued his career with the ICE Detention Center/Port Isabel Detention Facility as the Quality Control Service & Compliance Manager. In this position, some of his responsibilities were ensuring compliance with PREA/ACA and overall compliance of the Detention Center.  In 2016 Juan Cruz returned back to his roots and was hired by CSG as the Facility Director for the Edinburg Transition Center in Edinburg, TX.