Brad Sassatelli has more than 30 years of experience working in corrections and detention and specializes in operational planning, system studies, and master planning projects. Brad began his career as a Research Scientist with the Illinois Department of Corrections, where he would later serve as an Assistant Warden and IT Operations Manager. He is also the former Planning/Fiscal Manager and CEO of Illinois Correctional Industries. Brad has outstanding knowledge of detention system standards and best practices and has experience assisting jurisdictions in practically and affordably implementing these standards. He has developed short-term and long-term plans for state and local detention systems, and has strong knowledge of the interconnected processes within local criminal justice systems that can contribute to jail population growth.