Facility Leader: Tammy Ford, Warden
Tammy Ford became warden at Whiteville Correctional Facility in 2015. Ford joined CoreCivic in 1997 as a correctional officer at Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, where she also served as a senior correctional officer, correctional counselor, unit manager, shift supervisor, compliance coordinator and SORT member. She was promoted to assistant warden at Hardeman County Correctional Facility and later served in the same role at Northeast Ohio, Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility and Whiteville. She was promoted to warden at West Tennessee Detention Facility. While working at CoreCivic, she was a police officer at the Southwest Municipal Police Department. Prior to joining CoreCivic, Ford worked as a youth development aide at the Pennsylvania State Youth Development Center. She holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Youngstown State University.