Throughout his career, primarily with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI-DOC), Brad Hompe accumulated a lot of extensive experience and knowledge as he managed to work his way up through the career ladder, stopping on virtually every run along the way and at every level. He began as a corrections officer, before being promoted to sergeant, then lieutenant, then captain, and then a unit manager and deputy warden, before he finally became a prison warden.
These days, Brad Hompe still works with WI-DOC, as a Corrections Complaint Examiner and Investigator. He is great at his job, primarily because he has so much experience with jail and prison operations is so extensive. Besides his experience, Brad also has plenty of education to point to, including a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice and psychology from Winona State University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He also has law enforcement certifications from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, MN, as well as Firefighter I Certification he earned from Southwest Technical College in Fennimore, Wisconsin.