Steve R. Gordon
Steve Gordon is a native of Oklahoma City and is the president of Strategic Reentry Group, the first for-profit consulting firm founded by an ex-offender in prisoner reentry solutions. He currently serves as the project manager for the Tarrant Country Reentry Coalition in Fort Worth, Texas, one of the largest reentry coalitions in the nation. Prior to receiving a felony conviction in 1999, Steve worked for 23 years in the computer industry, eventually becoming a national-level consultant specializing in strategic solutions. Since his release in 2002, he has had a passion for “solving reentry” and has worked in many capacities, including two years as the state director of the Oklahoma Partnership for Successful Reentry.
Steve is the creator of the Framework for Reentry Reformation and author of Purposeful Neighboring: Creating Reentry-Ready Communities. His areas of focus are reentry success strategies in communities and corrections; collaborative approaches to reducing recidivism; program design for difficult populations; sex offender reentry, post-prison aftercare, and community supervision strategies; automation of the reentry process; and conference planning. Steve is also a Federally-certified grant writer and authority on fundraising for controversial causes.