Alberto Caton, Secretary
Synergy Technology Services
Alberto is the division manager for correctional consulting with Synergy Technology Services. He recently completed work on a modernization project for the Chilean Correctional System. In 2009, after 28 years of service, Alberto retired as an Associate Warden from California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). His CDCR career includes assignments at four prisons where he promoted through the ranks; he later served as a training manager at the CDCR training academy, appeals examiner with the Inmate Appeals Branch, manager of the Office of Court Compliance where he served as the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator for the CDCR; in his final assignment.
Alberto served as a Division Chief with the Office of Audits and Compliance where he was in charge of the audits program for the adult side. He recently completed training and has been certified by the USDOJ as an auditor for the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). Alberto was born and raised in Panama; he is fluent in Spanish and he received his degree in Topography and Cadastre from the National University in Heredia, Costa Rica in 1979.