Correctional Solutions News




Cann Brings 25 Years of Correctional Experience to Proteus


ATLANTA, GA – December 15, 2011 – Proteus On-Demand Facilities announced today that Karen L. Cann has been named Correctional Solutions Specialist.  Karen will work with correctional facilities across the US to create solutions to meet facilities’ needs for additional space in all areas, including: administration, programming, housing, and supporting services.


We are very excited about bringing Karen on board with Proteus,” says Correctional Division Manager, Monte Alsup.  Karen’s knowledge and experience in the Corrections Industry will strengthen and create relationships with clients that need to solve space limitation issues.”

For the past twenty-five years, Karen has extensive experience in the Corrections Industry.  Cann, who started out as a Correctional Unit Manager in New England, has served as a Prison Warden in New Hampshire, Florida, and Maine.  Cann went on to work for a private corrections group, and then became a Regional Detention Chief of Juvenile Justice Services in the State of Florida. The last five and a half years Karen has dedicated to business development at Montgomery Technology Systems. 

Throughout her time as a corrections professional, Cann has assisted in planning construction and expansion projects of minimum and maximum security jails and prisons for both juveniles and adults. She has developed curriculum for correctional leaders and juvenile detention officer academies. Peer reviews, safety and security assessments, and training are also among Cann’s many skills.

Cann received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Education at Salem State University.  She continued her education and acquired her MBA at Southern New Hampshire University, as well as a Master’s degree in Information Technology at American Intercontinental University.

At a college level, Karen teaches part-time classes in business and information technology. Her hobbies range from riding her motorcycle, to rock climbing, gourmet cooking and decorating.

Proteus On-Demand Facilities specializes in creating fast, flexible and affordable turn-key solutions for correctional facilities. Each structural solution is created to fit individual facility needs and requirements.  From administrative and program space, to inmate processing units, segregation units, and direct supervision dormitories, Proteus can provide an alternative solution to overcrowded facilities. 

Media Contact:

Ashley Wilson

PH: 770.333.1886


Karen Cann

PH: 770.333.1886

Cell: 770.883.9138


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