J. Ray Ormond

Regional Director J. Ray Ormond

J. Ray Ormond is the Regional Director of the Northeast Region. Mr. Ormond began his career with the Bureau of Prisons in 1992, as a Case Manager Intern at FPC Seymour Johnson (NC). He served in positions of increasing responsibility, including Correctional Officer and Case Manager at FCI Butner (NC); Unit Manager and Executive Assistant at FCI Beckley (WV); and Associate Warden at FCI Cumberland (MD) and USP McCreary (KY). Mr. Ormond also served as Deputy Regional Director for the Mid-Atlantic Region (MD), and later as Warden at FDC Honolulu (HI) and USP McCreary (KY) before being selected as Complex Warden at FCC Petersburg (VA). Mr. Ormond assumed his current position as Regional Director for the Northeast Region on September 2, 2018.

As Regional Director, Mr. Ormond oversees the operations of 19 Bureau of Prisons facilities, including one medical center, three detention centers, and three high security penitentiaries. He is also responsible for the oversight and management of more than 6,100 employees, and the custody and care of approximately 28,000 inmates.

Before joining the Bureau of Prisons, Mr. Ormond served in the United States Army and graduated from East Carolina University. He has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since 2016.