CoreCivic Announces the Passing of Company Co-Founder Terrell Don Hutto


BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CoreCivic Inc. announced with great sadness the passing earlier today of company co-founder Terrell Don Hutto.

"We are heartbroken by Mr. Hutto's passing," said CoreCivic President and CEO Damon Hininger. "On behalf of the CoreCivic Board, management team, and more than 12,000 employees, our thoughts and support are with the Hutto family at this difficult time."

In 1983, Mr. Hutto was one of three original co-founders of then Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), which later rebranded as CoreCivic in 2016. Hutto served as the company's first Chief Operating Officer and later served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors prior to his retirement.

Prior to co-founding CCA, Mr. Hutto had a decades-long and highly distinguished career in public sector corrections, to include leading correctional systems for two states – Virginia and Arkansas – in agency director roles. He was a past president of the American Correctional Association (ACA) and, in 1987, received the E.R. Cass Correctional Achievement Award for outstanding contributions …

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