Facility Leader: Rafael Vergara, Warden
Rafael Vergara was named warden at McRae Correctional Facility in July 2018. Since joining CoreCivic in 2014, Vergara has served as warden at Lake City Correctional Facility and Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility. He has nearly 24 years of corrections experience with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, where he served as a correctional officer, inmate systems officer, correctional counselor, recreation specialist, recreation supervisor, unit manager, executive assistant and associate warden. Vergara was also a disturbance control team member, hostage negotiation assistant team leader, Prison Rape Elimination Act coordinator, reentry program manager and training instructor. He served for nine years in the U.S. Air Force.