Kwame A. Mensah is the In-Custody Manager with Bridges to Success Adolescent Substance Abuse Program for Bridgeway Behavioral Health, a position he has held for the past 2 years. Before his promotion to Manager he held the position as Education Specialist, being the first of its kind for this brand-new program. Kwame joined Bridgeway Behavioral Health after 4 years with Imagine Academy of Environmental Science and Math, where he served as a fourth- grade teacher, and In-School Suspension Supervisor. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Org. Studies and a certification in Adult Basic Education and Literacy through DESE. He is finishing up his MBA with an emphasis in Risk Management. His unique qualifications from Saint Louis University and over a decade as a corrections officer, combined with years in primary education make him a shoo-in as a vocational, education and re-entry Manager inside the Saint Louis County Jail.