Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas will replace Carlton Joyner as warden of the Raleigh Central Prison in Raleigh, N.C., following Joyner’s promotion to deputy director of prisons for auxiliary services. Thomas began his corrections career as a correctional officer at the facility 24 years ago after his graduation from Sanford High School. He has served as the facility’s associate warden for operations since 2014 and has had several other jobs at the prison and within the state prison system. In his new role, Thomas will oversee approximately 900 inmates.