Ike Eichenlaub

Deputy Director Ike Eichenlaub

Ike Eichenlaub, was named Deputy Director for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) on October 31, 2014. Mr. Eichenlaub joined the Bureau in 1986 as a Research Analyst with the Office of Research and Evaluation in the Information, Policy, and Public Affairs Division (IPPA) in Central Office. From 1993-96, he served as Case Manager at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI), Fort Dix, NJ, then was Case Management Coordinator (1996-97) and Unit Manager (1997-98), both at the United States Penitentiary in the Federal Correctional Complex, Florence, CO. He continued to achieve positions of increasing responsibility, serving as Executive Assistant at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) Rochester, MN from 1998-2001, Associate Warden at FMC Lexington, KY from 2001-03, and Chief of the Office of Security Technology in IPPA in Central Office. In 2006, Mr. Eichenlaub was promoted to Warden of FCI Milan, serving in that capacity until being selected as Warden of FCI Marianna in 2008. He was selected as Regional Director of the Mid-Atlantic Region in 2009, a position he held until being named Deputy Director for the agency.

RD Eichenlaub received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gettysburg College in 1986 and a Masters of Arts degree from the University of Maryland in 1990. He has authored and/or co-authored numerous articles on the use of technology in prisons. In 2001, Mr. Eichenlaub received the BOP's National Media Relations Award.