Tamyra Jarvis

Tamyra Jarvis, a more than 25-year corrections industry veteran, was recently named the new director of corrections for the Escambia County Jail, Community Corrections Division and Road Prison, in Escambia County, Fla. Jarvis previously served as CEO and complex warden at the Federal Correctional Complex in Coleman, Fla. She earned a bachelor’s degree in family resources as well as a master’s degree in business with a minor in labor and management relations from West Virginia University. She has formerly served as warden of both the low- and high-security male units at the Federal Correctional Complex in Coleman. She is also a former recipient of the National Excellence in Prison Management Award given by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.