Colonel Thomas W. Ellegood joined the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in 1990 and is a second generation member of the agency following his father (retired). Thomas holds both a Florida Corrections as well as Law Enforcement certification and has been assigned to both Bureaus. He currently is assigned to the Law Enforcement Bureau. Thomas has advanced through the ranks and has held a wide variety of positions giving him a well rounded education and experience.
His wife who is also a member of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and his daughter are instrumental to his success, both personal and professional.
Outside of his professional interests, he fishes, boats, and enjoys time with family, close friends and the family dog.