Thomas LeGrand, Jr., and his wife-Takeda moved to Wingate, in 2006. Thomas is proud to raise his two children, Trinity and Taylor in the Wingate Community. He is a graduate of Anson Senior High School and Fayetteville State University. He currently works for the Federal Bureau of Prisons as a Vocational Training Instructor. His passion for empowering and serving others led him to become a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, and inspired him to serve the community of Wingate. Prior to joining the Board of Commissioners for the Town of Wingate, Thomas served on the Town of Wingate Planning Board and coached several youth sports.