Central Prison Warden Carlton Joyner was promoted to deputy director for administration in the North Carolina prison system. He will assist Director George Solomon and Deputy Director for Operations Kenneth Lassiter in overseeing the state’s 56 prisons.
Joyner had served as Central Prison warden since 2013. He previously was administrator at Harnett Correctional Institution in Lillington and the programs director for the prison system. He began his career at Central Prison in 1984 as a correctional officer and worked in a variety of roles at prisons in Durham, Orange and Wake counties.
Joyner holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from North Carolina Central University and is a graduate of the state’s Certified Public Manager Program.