September 16 -- Corrections Corporation of America has named Ralph M. Kemp as warden at the new Jenkins Correctional Center, a 1,150-bed prison scheduled to open this month in Millen.
Before joining CCA, Kemp had a long career with the Georgia Department of Corrections.
He began as a correctional counselor in 1966 and advanced to assistant warden, warden, regional director, and deputy commissioner.
Kemp joined CCA in 1998 as assistant warden at the Wheeler Correctional Facility in Alamo, Ga. He was promoted to warden in 2000 and has served in that capacity since that time.