ga state flag Official website of the State of Georgia Report GDC Criminal Activity Offender Concerns/Questions: 404-656-4661

Press Releases

Georgia Department of Corrections
Brian Owens, Commissioner

Director of Public Affairs
Joan Heath

Contact: Office of Public Affairs (478) 992-5247


For Immediate Release

New Deputy Warden of Administration Named at Emanuel Women�s Facility - LuWonder Ingram Promoted

Forsyth — Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens announced the promotion of LuWonder Ingram to Deputy Warden of Administration at Emanuel Women’s Facility effective September 16, 2014.  Ingram will be responsible for overseeing the Business Office, Property/Supply Operations, Maintenance and Food Service departments at the facility located in Swainsboro, Ga., which houses more than 400 female inmates.

“LuWonder brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position,” said Commissioner Owens.  “Her promotion will greatly benefit the staff and inmates at Emanuel.”

Ingram began her career with the Department in 2006 as an Accounting Paraprofessional at Men’s State Prison. She was promoted to the position of Business Manager at Rivers State Prison in 2007. She transferred to Baldwin State prison following the closure of Rivers State Prison in 2008. In 2012, she was promoted to Business Manager at Baldwin State Prison, where she most recently served.

Ingram holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Georgia College and State University.  She has completed departmental courses in Governmental Accounting, Performance Management Process Training, Business Management Training and Corrections Leadership Institute. 

The GDC has one of the largest prison systems in the U.S. and is responsible for supervising nearly 55,000 state prisoners and more than 160,000 probationers.  It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 12,000 employees.

For more information on the GDC call 478-992-5247 or visit


Copyright ©2023 All Rights Reserved
eVerify ID #41699, Authorized June 28, 2007
Quick Links
Home | About GDC | Accessibility | Contact Us | COVID | Privacy Policy | GBI Human Trafficking Notice | Report Offender Social Activity
state of ga seal gdc seal
Brian P. Kemp, Governor
Tyrone Oliver, Commissioner