Former ICE Official To Join Detention Contractor GEO Group 1 Former ICE Official To Join Detention Contractor GEO Group

Former ICE Official To Join Detention Contractor GEO Group

By Daniel Wilson (July 27, 2022, 6:02 PM EDT) — Former acting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Matthew Albence will step into a role with ICE detention contractor GEO Group Inc. next year, replacing a retiring senior executive, according to a company filing.

Albence will take over from David Venturella, the GEO’s senior vice president for client relations, who will retire in February 2023 after more than a decade with the company, GEO Group said in a filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released on July 22.

“Mr. Albence will be working with Mr. Venturella until Mr. Venturella’s retirement to ensure a smooth transition,” the company said….