George Zoley was in a London taxicab with Wackenhut executive Wayne Calabrese in 2003, casting about for their Florida prison company’s new name.
The Palm Beach Gardens company was already established. Started by Zoley as a division of The Wackenhut Corp., the prison business plumped that company’s bottom line for 19 years. Now it was being spun off, independent of its corporate parent. It needed to shed the Wackenhut brand.
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