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Director of Human Resources
(615) 547-1359
Memorial Hall, Room 109D
Office of Human Resources
B.A., Flagler College
M.S., Troy University, Troy

Tammy Marshall joined the Cumberland family in December 2017. She currently serves as the Director of Human Resources.  Tammy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL and went on to earn her Master of Science degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University.  Tammy worked for almost 10 years as the Site Director of a children’s mental health agency in Florida that provided community-based counseling and behavioral management programs to children with psychiatric diagnosis.  She then moved to Tennessee in 2003, where she obtained a position at Summit Medical Center for 8 years as a Social Services Specialist, providing in-patient therapy, family counseling, and discharge planning for adults with psychiatric disorders.  During the course of her career in counseling services, she also worked as a Substance Abuse counselor.  In 2015, Tammy made the decision to pursue a new career in the field of Human Resources.  In 2016, she obtained a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management, and has since held positions as an HR/QA Coordinator and a Recruiter, before joining the Cumberland team.

Tammy resides in Mount Juliet with her two children, Collin and Rylee.


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Human Resources Coordinator and Administrative Assistant to the COO/CFO
(615) 453-6354
Memorial Hall, Room 109C
Office of Human Resources

Alana Barnett graduated from high school at Hamilton County High in Florida in 1992. She attended North Florida Community College on a musical scholarship, where she performed with the Sentinel Singers.

Alana married and moved to Texas in 1996, she lived there for nine years. While in Texas she started her career in retail management. Throughout her career she also worked in childcare. She moved to Tennessee in 2004 and worked as a Preschool teacher for eight years. 

In 2008 she started her photography business, AB Photography. She specializes in natural light family sessions. 

Alana joined Cumberland in the fall of 2019. She is currently the Human Resources Coordinator for Cumberland University.

She resides in Mt. Juliet with her husband and three children. Alana enjoys spending time with friends and family. Her favorite place to visit is the beach. Her hobbies include photography, singing, painting, hiking, traveling, and scrapbooking.