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An employee publication of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice


August 2021

Leonard Echessa Named Administrative Review and Risk Management Division Deputy Director

We are pleased to announce the selection of Leonard Echessa as the Administrative Review and Risk Management Division Deputy Director , effective August 1, 2021.

Mr. Echessa has over 28 years of experience with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, he has proven himself to be a valuable and successful criminal justice professional.

He holds a bachelor of business administration degree from Sam Houston State University. Leonard has a wealth of knowledge and leadership ability that will be extremely beneficial to his new role and will serve the agency well.

Please join us in congratulating him and offering your support as he assumes this key leadership role within TDCJ.