Bryan Gleckler | Chief of Staff
Bryan Gleckler was named chief of staff for the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) May 20, 2013. He is responsible for planning, developing, organizing and controlling programs of Planning and Research, Labor Relations, Employee Services, Policy and Directives and Intergovernmental Relations. Additionally he will develop, formulate and implement statewide policy, direct implementation of departmental programs and serve as line supervisor in addition to other responsibilities.
Gleckler has been employed with IDOC for 13 years. He has served as the chief fiscal officer for IDOC since June 16, 2010. In that position, he was responsible for formulating policies and plans, developing and coordinating operations and advising the IDOC director, executive staff and 42 facility managers in areas of fiscal operations and capital budgeting, accounting, procurement, and federal and state grant formulation.
In addition to his responsibilities as chief fiscal officer, Gleckler was named Director of the Public Shared Services Center in March of 2013. In this position Gleckler provided oversight of human resources in addition to formulating policies and plans, directing and coordinating budgetary planning and control, financial accounting, fiscal policy and serving as spokesperson and liaison for public safety agencies which include: IDOC, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, Illinois Fire Marshal, Illinois State Police, Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Illinois Prisoner Review Board. Prior to being named director, Gleckler had served as deputy director of the Public Shared Services Center in June of 2010.
Gleckler completed a graduate program internship with IDOC before joining the department in 2000 as an administrative assistant to the chief financial officer. From 2002 to 2003, he served in the capacity of purchasing supervisor for IDOC. From 2003 to 2008, he served as executive assistant to the chief financial officer and continued to function as the purchasing supervisor for IDOC through 2009. He also began serving as acting budget manager in 2007 for IDOC, IDJJ and the PRB. Gleckler was named assistant deputy director for Fiscal Strategic Planning for the Public Safety Shared Services Center within IDOC in 2008.
He earned a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield in 2000 and a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1998.