Brian Redd is executive director of Utah Deptartment of Corrections
Monticello native Brian Redd was recently named the new executive director of the Utah Department of Corrections. This appointment is subject to the approval of the Utah Senate. The appointment was made on May 4 by Utah Governor Spencer J. Cox.
“Brian brings a wealth of experience in management, logistics, security and law enforcement,” said Governor Cox.
“We are excited he’s willing to re-enter public service and look forward to his vision and leadership of the Utah Department of Corrections.”
For the past two years, Redd has been vice president and manager in the Compliance Division of Goldman Sachs, overseeing the PWM U.S. Surveillance Team and involved with the Firmwide Insider Threat Team.
Prior to this position, he served for 21 years in the Utah Department of Public Safety, working up through the ranks from Trooper to Agent, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, and Chief Special Agent.
During his service, Redd served as director of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) and the Statewide Information and Analysis Center (SIAC).
In addition to his public service, he’s also served on as a board member of Volunteers of America Utah, Solutions Utah, International Association of Chiefs of Police Committee on Terrorism, Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Advisory Board, Utah Refugee Board of Advisors, and Utah Crime Victims Council, among others.
Redd has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an Executive MPA from Brigham Young University. He is the son of Jan and Grayson Redd of Monticello.