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Warden Daniel Martin has been employed at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility since November, 2013, beginning his career as Major, Chief of Security. In June, 2015, he was appointed the Interim Warden, and ultimately named the permanent Warden in July, 2015.
Mr. Martin has over twenty-seven years of experience in the field of Corrections. He retired from the Connecticut Department of Corrections where he began his career as a correctional officer and worked his way through the supervisory ranks until he was appointed Warden. He held the position of Warden at three different correctional facilities, managing both male and female populations.
Mr. Martin has done consulting work for the National Institute of Corrections in the areas of Leadership Training and Managing Female Offenders. He spent two years as a Compliance Inspector conducting inspections of facilities that housed ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) detainees.
Chief of Security:
Major Gregory Richard has been employed at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility since 2006. He began his career as a Correctional Officer and worked in numerous other positions during his tenure to include that of Captain, Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Correctional Officer. Mr. Richard was appointed to the position of Major, Chief of Security in July 2015.
Major Richard is recognized amongst his peers and subordinates for the leadership role that he takes at the Facility as CERT Team Commander, Training Instructor, and in his lead role on the Honor Guard. Before coming to work at the Wyatt Detention Facility, Major Richard was employed in the construction industry. He also proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Major Michael Nessinger began his career at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility as Chief of Security (Major) in September 2017. Major Nessinger has over 21 years of correctional experience. He retired from the Essex County Sheriff’s Department in Massachusetts where he began his career as a Correctional Officer and worked his way through the ranks where he held various positions including Lieutenant, Captain and Assistant Deputy Superintendent.
During his career, Major Nessinger provided working solutions that met civil and criminal detention management needs and was instrumental in developing various programs that were beneficial to the public, staff and detainees. Major Nessinger holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Springfield College.
Director of Human Resources:
Magdalena Ramos joined the staff at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in August, 2016 as our Human Resource Director. Maggie has over 16 years of diverse experience in the Human Resource field including benefits, compliance, compensation, and training. She began as an HR Administrative Assistant and progressed upwards through the ranks to an HR Generalist and Managerial positions.
Maggie is a current member of the Rhode Island Air National Guard and has proudly served our country for over 15 years. Her military career has been in Customer Support/Human Resources. Prior to joining the Wyatt team she was employed as the HR Manager at Child & Family in Middletown, RI.
Chief Financial Officer:
Robert J. Cuzzupe has been employed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility since April, 2013. Mr. Cuzzupe has over twenty-nine years of experience in the accounting field. His career includes eight years of public accounting experience.
Mr. Cuzzupe has served as a Senior Staff Accountant, Controller, Financial Systems Consultant, Director of Finance, and Chief Financial Officer over the years.
Jean Singleton has been employed at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility since it opened in 1993. Prior to her promotion to the position of Programs Director, she served briefly as a Classification Counselor.
Prior to joining the Wyatt team, Ms. Singleton was employed by the Massachusetts Department of Correction for a period of six years as a Correctional Counselor. She also proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Military Police Officer.
Director of Facilities/Procurement:
Frederic Clifford has been employed at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility since January, 2011 beginning his career as the Maintenance Supervisor. Mr. Clifford was promoted to the position of Director of Facilities and Procurement in May, 2015. Mr. Clifford’s career includes thirty years in the facilities engineering field.
Prior to joining the Wyatt team, he served as the Facilities Operations Director for Care New England Women & Infants Hospital and as the Director of Operations for the Flatley Company. Mr. Clifford previously owned and operated the Pride Property Group.
Health Services Administrator:
Bonnie White has been employed as the Health Services Administrator at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility since September, 2005. Ms. White obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island. She has dedicated the last thirty (30) years of her life to the nursing profession.
Prior to joining the Wyatt team, Ms. White was employed as a Nurse Manager at Bradley Hospital for sixteen (16) years. Prior to this she worked at the University of Virginia Medical Center as the Head Nurse for a period of ten (10) years.
Director of Professional Standards:
David Tomasso has been employed at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility as the Director of Professional Standards since September 2015. Mr. Tomasso is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and brings with him over twenty-two (22) years of law enforcement experience. Mr. Tomasso served twenty (20) years with the Coventry Police Department, retiring in 2013 as Detective Captain. During his career, Mr. Tomasso earned many commendations including the Medal of Valor, Meritorious Service, Distinguished Service and Law Enforcement Officer of The Year 2006. He also acted as the department’s Agency Representative to NICB, NW3C, NESPIN and a member of S.O.L.E.M.N. the U.S. Marshals Task Force that monitors, investigates and apprehends sex offenders.
Prior to joining the Wyatt Team, Mr. Tomasso worked for the CCRI College Police Department as a Lieutenant in charge of the Liston Campus located in Providence.