New superintendent named at Hyde Correctional Institution
Published 6:36 pm Wednesday, January 14, 2015
From the NC Department of Public Safety
SWAN QUARTER — The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Joe Solano as the superintendent at Hyde Correctional Institution.
In her new role, Solano oversees a staff of about 220 employees that supervises an inmate population of more than 630 male inmates.
Solano is a 19-year veteran of the state prison system and began work as a correctional officer at Hyde Correctional Institution in 1996. He rose through the ranks to serve as a captain at Craven Correctional Institution and an assistant superintendent at Pamlico Correctional Institution.
He is a U.S. Army veteran and former paratrooper. He completed the NCDPS Correctional Leadership Development Program, holds an Advanced Corrections Certificate and serves as a training instructor for NCDPS.