Currently a maintenance leader at Martinrea Hopkinsville, Thomas Grant spent 15 years of his career at Phelps Dodge Magnet Wire as an electronic technician and industrial electrician. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Mid-Continent University, an Associate’s Degree and vocational certificate from Hopkinsville Community College, and numerous other training credentials and certifications. He has been active in the community through work with the Pennyrile Electric Manufacturing Committee; president of East Side Neighborhood Association; White Path District Boy Scout Commissioner; Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission member; and member, past vice president, and past president of Pioneer’s, Inc.
Councilman Grant has served on City Council since 2013. He previously held the office of Constable for Christian County District 1. He currently holds a position on the Hopkinsville Electric System Board and the Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport Board.
He is an officer and Sunday School teacher at First Street Baptist Church where he also serves as Scout Master of the church’s Troop 12. He served four years active duty in the US Army at Fort Campbell and 24 years as a US Army Reservist Training Specialist.