Facility Leader: Robert Nilius, Warden
Robert Nilius was named warden at Cibola County Correctional Center in March 2021. Nilius joined CoreCivic in 1997 as a case manager at T. Don Hutto Detention Center, where he also served as business manager, compliance officer and program director. He transferred to formerly CoreCivic-operated Bartlett State Jail as program director. He was later promoted to chief of security and then to executive assistant to the warden. In 2002, he was promoted to assistant warden, serving in this role at various CoreCivic facilities.
Robert holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Sam Houston State University.