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Mr. Gus A. Puryear IV

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Corrections Corporation of America , Inc.

CCA Headquarters (Facility Support Center) 10 Burton Hills Blvd.

Nashville, Tennessee 37215

United States

Company Description

CCA is the nation's largest owner and operator of privatized correctional and detention facilities and one of the largest prison operators in the United States, behind only the federal government and three states. We currently operate 65 facilities, inclu ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Asurion Corporation

Lead Software Developer

Press Ganey Associates Inc


Board Member
Nashville Bank And Trust Company

Board Member
Truxton Trust Company

Board Member

Board Member
Nashville Area Red Cross

Belle Meade Country Club

Board Member
Middle Tennessee Red Cross Chapters

Counsel To the Committee On Governmental Affairs' Special Investigation of Campaign Finance Abuses
U.S. Senate


Political Science

Emory University


University of North Carolina

J.D. , with honors

University of North Carolina School of Law


political science

Emory University

law degree

University of North Carolina

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Gustavus A. Puryear IV

G. A. Puryear IV is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of NEW Asurion Corporation ("Asurion") and its various subsidiaries. Asurion is the global leader in technology protection services, including cellular handset protection programs and extended service contracts for electronics and other consumer goods.
A graduate of Emory University and the University of North Carolina School of Law, Mr. Puryear previously served for more than nine years as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW), an owner and operator of private prisons. He previously held government positions in Washington, D.C., and he practiced law in Nashville.
Mr. Puryear has served on various civic and charitable boards in the Nashville community, including the Nashville chapter of the American Red Cross, Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville, Boy Scouts of America, Middle Tennessee Council, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art, and Exchange Club of Nashville. He currently serves on the Board of Visitors of the University of North Carolina.

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CCA's Senior Vice President, Mike Quinlan, served as the director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons from 1987 to 1992; Kim Porter joined CCA after nearly 25 years with the Immigration and Naturalization Service; and CCA's general counsel, Gustavus Puryear IV, was nominated by Bush for a federal judge seat in the Middle District of Tennessee, CCA's headquarters.

Corrections | News | CCPOA California Correctional Peace Officers Association [cached]

Time Magazine interviewed former CCA senior quality assurance manager Ronald T. Jones, who said CCA General Counsel Gus Puryear IV ordered staff to classify violent incidents such as inmate disturbances, escapes and sexual assaults as if they were less serious events to make the company performance appear to be better than it was.

CCA denied the allegations, which Time published as Puryear is being considered for a post as a federal judge.

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