Gary Mohr

Mohr, Gary

Gary works closely with CGL’s Justice Services team to provide management and operations consulting services to both state and local agencies across America.

In his more than 47 years in the corrections field, Gary has risen to become one of the most respected correctional leaders in the country. He began his career as a teacher in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitationand Correction, where he would go on to hold multiple critical posts including warden, head of the state youth prisons system, and eventually ascend to lead the agency as Director from 2010 through 2018. In that role, he transformed the system by improving security and developing and implementing innovative programs that better address the needs of incarcerated individuals. He is the recipient of the Francke Award for career achievement and Clements Awards for correctional innovation from the Correction Leaders Association.After retiring from Ohio DRC, Gary was elected as the 106th President of the American Correctional Association; the largest organization dedicated to establishing professional standards for jails, prisons, and community correctional programs. He went on to establish Mohr Correctional Insight LLC, where he promoted system reform aimed at providing a sense of Hope for those under confinement and the staff responsible for their supervision.