Commissioner Williams began his career with the Department of Corrections in 1980 at Draper Correctional Facility as a Correctional Officer. He worked his way through the ranks to become Director of Community Corrections and was appointed Deputy Commissioner on March 1, 2011.
Commissioner Williams is responsible for the daily operations of the Community Corrections Division and serves as a Legislative Liaison, monitoring issues that affect the functioning of the Department. Commissioner Williams is also the liaison between the Department and other state and local agencies in matters affecting the functioning of the Department of Corrections.
He works closely with the Alabama Sentencing Commission promoting criminal justice reform. Commissioner Williams is a graduate of Alabama State University.