Karen A. Brown, Director of Correction Enterprises
The mission of Correction Enterprises is to provide marketable job skills and transitional opportunities for inmates while providing quality goods and services to state agencies in North Carolina. As the director of Correction Enterprises, Brown oversees the operation of 17 different industries located at 32 plants across the state; the plants employ 400 employees and 2600+ offenders, and generate approximately $95 million annually in sales. Brown is also currently serving as president of the National Correctional Industries Association Board of Directors, and is a training consultant with the National Institute of Corrections.