PORTLAND, MAINE – Reconnect, Inc., the premier evidence-based solutions for community supervision, today announced Pete Andrews as the new CEO, effective immediately.
Andrews, with 20 years of experience in the industry, has a proven record of helping community programs throughout the country and internationally. Andrews’ previous role was the VP of Sales and he has held a variety of leadership roles at LMG holdings, which comprises the brands LifeSafer Ignition Interlock, SCRAM Systems, and PAS International. Andrews has launched many new hardware and software supervision tools to a wide spectrum of government entities and community partners.
“Since I first met Pete years ago, I knew that he would be a great fit for Reconnect. His extensive sales experience, mission alignment, and record of positive results made him the ideal candidate to lead Reconnect’s next chapter as we expand further into the community supervision space,” said Sam Hotchkiss, the outgoing CEO. “We’re all excited to work with Pete to further reduce recidivism, addiction rates, and improve successful outcomes in the system.” Hotchkiss, the company co-founder, will remain as an advisor to the company.
“This platform solves real issues and I’m excited to be a part of this company. I see a real opportunity here to impact programs and clients’ lives for the better,” said Andrews. “I look forward to working with our trusted partners and advancing our technology in the criminal justice space to improve better outcomes for our communities.”
More about Reconnect:
Formerly Call2Test, Reconnect has grown in the past two years beyond just drug randomization to a fuller digital toolkit for community supervision. Reconnect supports pretrial, probation, specialty courts, juvenile, and parole reentry programs towards increased accountability, efficiency, relationship building, and organization. Specifically, Reconnect offers HIPAA compliant digital communication, digital attendance and curfew checks. Hardware free location monitoring, automated drug test randomization and communication, and digital requirement tracking for both clients and supervisors are among some other features.