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August 2021

Benny Kinsey Named Training and Leader Development Deputy Director

The Office of the Executive Director is pleased to announce the administrative reassignment of Benny Kinsey from the Director of Recruiting to Deputy Director of the Training and Leader Development Division.

Mr. Kinsey began his career with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in December 2020, as the recruiting director.Mr. Kinsey has over 25 years of leadership experience in the areas of talent acquisition leadership, human resources, startup leadership, and as a senior director of recruiting in the United States Army.

Mr. Kinsey has the proven ability to bring in a high-quality workforce and building professional recruitment teams for well-known organizations such as General Motors, Baker Hughes, IBM, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Benny’s extensive recruiting background and dynamic leadership will serve the agency well in his new role. Please join us in congratulating Benny and extend your support as he assumes this new assignment.