Facility Leader: Steve Upton, Warden
Steve Upton was named warden at Coffee Correctional Facility in February 2019. Prior to joining CoreCivic, he was director of Facilities at the Georgia Department of Corrections, where he began his corrections career in 1991. Upton held multiple roles in his time at GDOC, including correctional officer, sergeant, lieutenant, unit manager, superintendent, warden, field operations manager, and deputy director of Facilities Operations. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Warren National University.