Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel has named George Little director of the state’s Community Based Correction Program. In his new role, Little will oversee operations at the 15 state-run community corrections centers and more than 40 contract facilities. From 2005 to 2009 Little was Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Corrections and he most recently served as chief administrative officer and chief of staff for the City of Memphis. He also was director of the Shelby County Division of Correction, assistant to the executive director of the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole, regional director for the Tennessee Department of Corrections and warden of the DeBerry Correctional Institute. Little graduated from Morehouse College with a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration. He completed graduate study work in economics and urban/regional development at the University of Texas.