Don Redden Ph.D. is a Vietnam veteran and a retired agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Prior to his career with the FBI, Don served with the Kentucky National Guard and US Army during the Vietnam War, and was a recipient of the Bronze Star for meritorious service in a combat zone. While working for the FBI, Don played a critical role in the apprehension of many of Kentucky’s most wanted criminals. His outstanding leadership and capable investigative efforts were recognized by many including then FBI Director, John Edgar Hoover.
In 2009, Don received his Doctorate in Philosophy and went on to teach criminal justice at Thomas Edison State University. He and his wife, Connie, moved from their home in Chicago to a rural property in southern Wisconsin where they breed and raise sport horses, including thoroughbred racehorses. Although he still teaches, Don dedicates much of his time to philanthropy, serving on his local YMCA Board of Directors, and mentoring and speaking to youth groups throughout his community.