Since achieving his Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice/psychology from Winona State University in Minnesota, Brad Hompe has dedicated himself to public service including a nearly lifelong career in the prison system. With experience as a police cadet, juvenile care worker and firefighter as well, Hompe otherwise has worked in various jail and prison roles throughout Wisconsin and even nationwide, all demonstrating his immense expertise in the industry.

Also earning his Master of Science in public administration from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, Brad Hompe has held positions with the Wisconsin Prison System, Wisconsin Jails and jails nationally. He has amassed an extensive professional history of developing and implementing jail and prison programs through multiple roles of increasing responsibility, such as prison employee, jail inspector, instructor/trainer and consultant. Some of these specific positions include warden, deputy warden, unit manager, captain, lieutenant, sergeant and correctional officer — all roles previously held with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for whom he currently works as a Corrections Complaint Examiner/Investigator. This well-rounded professional’s expertise extends across numerous areas, from food service, sanitation and fire safety to jail planning, training evaluation, incident management and suicide management.