Selected against a high standard, P/BA’s associates are capable, highly experienced professionals who complement P/BA’s overall expertise. Each associate has a demonstrated proficiency in one or more specialty areas supporting the firm’s range of services and project types. Our associates have both extensive public sector direct care and administrative experience, combined with significant consulting experience.


    • Karen Albert

      Karen Albert’s work with P/BA focuses on corrections and juvenile justice operations and facility programming. With more than 20 years of operations experience in corrections/law enforcement, Karen has worked with numerous public safety agencies to assist with their operations planning and assessment, staffing, and transition management. Karen retired from the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office, where she began her career as a line deputy sheriff and rose through the ranks to be the agency’s Director of Administration and the Assistant Director of the Detention Facility. Karen has worked with P/BA almost from the firm’s inception.

    • Cheryl Gallant

      Cheryl Gallant has extensive experience in successfully managing a correctional facility within accepted professional standards and applicable law. Cheryl provides services to P/BA clients in the areas of operations planning, facility programming, staffing analysis, training, and transition/activation issues. Cheryl joined P/BA in 2003 after a long career with the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office in Bangor, Maine, where she was the Jail Administrator.

    • Judith Regina-Whiteley

      Judith Regina-Whiteley, P/BA’s health care operations specialist, brings experience providing clinical services, management and consultation regarding correctional medical and mental health services and the growing co-morbidity of these populations within correctional organizations. In addition, she has extensive experience developing cross-system collaboration between local and state human service and public safety organizations clarifying roles, responsibilities and building partnerships. Judi has held line-level and supervisory positions in jail forensic care agencies in Virginia and Maine, and is well versed with the standards of ACA, NCCHC, JCAHO, and Medicaid requirements.

    • Michael Gatling

      Michael Gatling has, for the past 20 years, held a number of managerial, technical writing, research, program analyst and administrative positions with public and private sector organizations serving professions as diverse as child welfare, juvenile justice and corrections. Mike’s experience includes large scale organizational transformation activities, including policy and procedure development, compliance monitoring, training, LAN conversions, cultural assessments, capacity studies, accreditation audits and quality initiatives. Mike held virtually every line, supervisory and management position in the Arlington County (VA) Detention Facility and was Deputy Receiver for Child Welfare in the District of Columbia.

Patrick Jablonski

Patrick Jablonski, Ph.D. has recently joined P/BA to enhance the firm’s capabilities in the areas of population management and forecasting. He has extensive experience conducting criminal justice system assessments with specializations in jail population forecasting and responsible jail population growth management. Patrick has over 20 years of time series statistical modeling and forecasting experience, holding jail population and risk management positions in two large urban jails as well as the nation’s 5th largest correctional system. Since joining P/BA, Patrick has worked on inmate population forecasts for Los Angeles County, focusing on inmates with medical and mental health needs. He is currently preparing statistical analyses of inmates in solitary confinement and developing inmate population forecasts and population management scenarios in Dane County, WI.

Pamela de Toledo

Pamela de Toledo has 40 years of experience in the planning and programming of criminal and juvenile justice facilities. She began her career as a planner with a national architectural firm and then served as director of capital planning with the New York City Department of Juvenile Justice. She has programmed hundreds of correctional, detention, juvenile, law enforcement and courts facilities facilities across the country and in Puerto Rico. Pamela has worked with P/BA for over 20 years.