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Chief Operating Officer

Lloyd Arnold most recently served as director of law enforcement for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Prior to serving as DNR’s Director of Law Enforcement, Lloyd Arnold served in the Indiana General Assembly for five years as a State Representative. While in office, Arnold was Vice Chair of the Natural Resource Committee and was a member of the Agriculture, Veterans Affairs and Public Safety, and Elections & Appointments Committees. He served in the U.S. Army, the Indiana National Guard, and is an Iraq War Veteran. Arnold has served on several local and state economic development boards and has over 10 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and as a small business owner.
 


Director

Mike Herron began his career with the Indiana Department of Correction as Director of Indiana Correctional Industries (formerly known as PEN) in May 2005. He is currently Chairman of National Correctional Industries Association (NCIA). Mike has over 20 years manufacturing experience in the private sector. Mr. Herron worked a majority of his career at Eaton Corporation where he held positions as Plant Manager, Manager of Customer Scheduling and Production Control Manager. Mr. Herron earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University.
 


Deputy Director of Operations - Southern Region

Victor Manzo, II began his career with the Indiana Department of Correction in 1994 as a correctional officer at the Wabash Correctional Facility. Throughout his 25-year career, Victor has been promoted nine times and served as “Bravo” lead for the departments “E-Squad” for six years. He is an alum of the Commissioners Emerging and Experienced Leadership program (EEL) and has earned several certifications including Lean Sigma Six and Certified Instructor for National Institute of Corrections’ Offender Workforce Development Specialist (OWDS) training. 

Victor began his academic pursuits at Indiana State University with a major in Information Technologies Information and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ivy Tech with a degree in Computer Information Services. 
 


Deputy Director of Operations - Commissary & Warehouse Operations

Tim Minnick joined Indiana Correctional Industries in March 2018 after serving nine years with Aramark, the food service provider for the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC). While at Aramark, Tim managed a joint venture program between Aramark Correctional Services and IDOC. 

Tim graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and has an extensive background in advertising and marketing. He has received awards and accolades for his work with corporations and organizations including McDonald’s, Delta Faucet, the Indianapolis Colts and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Tim has also served as President of the Hoosier High School Hockey Association for the past twelve years.
 


Deputy Director of Operations - Northern Region

Lindsey Pounds began her career with the Indiana Department of Correction in 2010 as a Transition Specialist in the Division of Youth Services (DYS). Lindsey provided direct service to DYS clients while designing and implementing various juvenile re-entry programs. Lindsey joined Indiana Correctional Industries in 2013 as a Program Coordinator and has received promotions to Plant Manager and Assistant Operations Manager. 

Since joining the Indiana Department of Correction, Lindsey completed the National Institute of Corrections’ Offender Workforce Development Specialist (OWDS) training and became a Certified Instructor and Facilitator for the OWDS program. 

Lindsey earned a Master of Arts in Executive Leadership from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University.  
 


Controller

Mark Spratt was awarded a BBS degree in Accounting from the University of Iowa. Mark has extensive experience as a senior manager in a wide range of companies including large, multinational corporations and start-up entrepreneurial operations. Over his 35-year career Mark has worked in a variety of industries including publishing, insurance, and advertising. Mark joined Indiana Correctional Industries in 2007 as their Controller. In 2008 Mark was awarded the Guiding Light Award from the Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) for his outstanding contributions to Indiana Correctional Industries and the IDOC. Mark has been the Treasurer of the Correctional Professional Assistance Fund of Indiana since its inception in 2009. Mark is an accomplished competitive swimmer and has been named as an All-American six times by the United States Masters Swimming Association. Recently Mark swam the 20-mile Catalina Channel, his second step in achieving the Triple Crown of Marathon Swimming.
 


Joint Ventures / New Enterprise Development

Michael Parker joined Indiana Correctional Industries in 2013 and was appointed New Enterprise Development Manager in December, 2017. He was previously a Project Manager responsible for managing the startup of new joint venture operations.

Michael obtained his Bachelor's Degree from Indiana University and his professional career includes positions as Communications Manager for Lutheran Child and Family Services of IN/KY and Program Manager for the Arizona Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program.

The New Enterprise Development team is responsible for new product development, joint venture projects and administering the federal Prison Enhancement Certification Program (PIECP) in Indiana. Michael is also the Public Information Officer for Indiana Correctional Industries.
 


Research Design / Engineering

Jim Davis started working with metals at the age of 17. Mr. Davis acquired a degree in Tool, Die and Machine Design. During his college years, Mr. Davis worked in the machine repair field as a machinist. Later, he expanded his knowledge to include machine programming, quality assurance, production management and product engineering. Mr. Davis joined Indiana Correctional Industries in July of 1994. Mr. Davis and his staff implemented a part numbering system and developed information for a production planning, scheduling and inventory control system that is still being used today. In 2016, the engineering group expanded to include Material Management. In his spare time, Mr. Davis spends time in his wood working shop and travel in his RV.
 


Sales Department

John Rardin has been involved with sales and marketing for over 35 years. He has been a marketing director, business owner and sales manager. John has worked for Indiana Correctional Industries for 10 years. Before Industries, John worked as VP of Sales & Marketing for a small startup company, started his own consulting company with a national client base and operated it for 12 years. He also worked for Anthem Insurance Company in various roles in marketing and sales.

Currently, John is responsible for the Sales efforts at Indiana Correctional Industries. It is his and his staff’s job to assure that Industries continues to successfully sell to existing State Agencies, as well as identify new opportunities outside of State government.