Reentry Leader Conference 2023

Reentry Leader Conference 2023 - National Incarceration Association 2

Thursday, June 29, 2023, 8:30 am


Use promo code JOINNIA for 25% off the already low price of $75.



Join 500 Reentry Leaders June 29 in Birmingham. For the first-time ever, the $595B Reentry Industry meets–2nd-Chance Employers & Staffing, Judges, DAs, Parole & Probation, Lawmakers, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Law & Justice Media, Bail Bondsmen, Non-Profits, Reentry Centers. All attendees get best-selling author Jeff Korzenik’s book Untapped Talent and Jay Whitehead’s book Reentry Leader. It’s a must-attend 1-day professional event.

This headline-grabbing 6-hour event is where you experience the $595 billion Reentry Industry up close and personal. Meet and hear 2nd-chance employers such as VW, Mercedes, Amazon, Walmart, Kia, Hyundai, Schnellecke and others. Meet and hear leaders in the justice system–judges, lawmakers, DAs, NGOs and media. Speakers include AL Supreme Court Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb, DAs Danny Carr, Daryl Bailey, Hays Webb and Robert Turner, Jr., Montgomery Chief Judge Johnny Hardwick, AL Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington, and many more.

77 million Americans have a justice record—30% more than have a 4-year college degree. If you are a Reentry Leader, then you cannot miss this opportunity to fight for better reentry paths for your incarcerated loved ones and all those who deserve a 2nd-chance. Use promo code JOINNIA for 25% off the already low price of $75.


Use promo code JOINNIA for 25% off the already low price of $75.


  • 8:30am – 9:00am
    • Welcome to the $595 Billion Reentry Industry:
      • Jay Whitehead – Chairmen & author of Reentry Leader
  • 9:25am – 10:05am
    • 2nd Chance Employer Leader Session:
      • Dennis “DJ” Hilton – Director Schnellecke Logistics USA
      • Donny Jones – Executive Director
  • 10:10am – 10:30am
    • DA’s and Judges
      • Danny Carr, Darryl Bailey, Hays Webb, Robert Turner, & Chief Judge Johnny Hardwick
  • 11:15am – 11:40am
    • Reentry Success Stories:
      • Community Corrections leader Julius Cook & Phil Bryant.
      • Councilwoman LaTonya Tste
      • Successful Reentrants
  • 11:45am – 12:20pm
    • Chief Justice Keynote:
      • AL Supreme Court Justice Sue Bell Cobb (ret.)
  • 12:25pm – 1:30pm
    • Lunch & Learn with Lawmakers:
      • Congressman Gary Palmer
      • Senator Will Barfoot
      • Rep. Jim Hill
      • V.A. Commissioner Admiral W. Kent Davis
      • DOL Secretary Fitzgerald Washington
  • 1:35pm – 2:00pm
    • 2nd-Chance Employer NGOs:
      • Jobs for the Future
      • Second Chance Business Coalition
      • Society for HR Management
      • Stand Together
  • 2:05pm – 3:00pm
    • 2nd-Chance Training & Job Skills Tournament:
      • Annette Fnderburk – CEO of Ingram State Tech
      • Test your Knowledge with 1Huddle
      • Compete to Win $1000
  • 3:00pm – 3:15pm
    • Introduction to Next Year’s Conference
  • 3:15pm – 4:00pm
    • Book Signing, Networking & Refreshments


Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel

ABOUT REENTRY CENTERS’s mission is to be first in the reentry industry: First to cut recidivism >60% at $0 taxpayer cost. First to offer free reentrant mobile banking. First to offer free safe-connectivity ReentryApp. First in second-chance ReentryTalent employer services. First to launch a Reentry Leaders media event. All 5 “firsts” have made the first company to deliver a “flywheel” business model, first made famous in Jim Collins’ coverage of in his best-seller Good To Great


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