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Tessa Shackelford

Specialty: Personal Trust Administration
Location: Nashville

Tessa Shackelford joined the Cumberland Trust Personal Trust Administration team in 2024 as a Trust Specialist. In this role, Tessa supports a team of relationship managers and focuses on providing responsive and attentive service to Cumberland Trust’s clients and their financial, legal, and tax advisors.

Tessa holds a bachelor’s degree in Environment and Sustainability with a minor in Economics from Sewanee: The University of the South. While attending college, she played on the women’s tennis team and worked on the university’s farm as a site leader. Tessa also interned at Sewanee DataLab and worked as an assistant instructor for Chicago Greencorps Youth Program.