Meet the Team
Cumberland Extracts, Inc. was founded in 2019 with the mission of heightening the standards of quality, traceability, and scientific testing in the booming Industrial Hemp and CBD market. Cumberland Extracts, Inc. is the brainchild of four local business owners who’ve combined decades of ethical business experience with their strong-held advocacy for and belief in the powerful health and environmental benefits of hemp.
Chief Executive officer
Charles Harris is a Clarksville, TN native who has been in Finance and Sales sectors for over 15 Years. He operated a satellite branch of Southwest Funding and was in the mortgage industry until 2008. He has worked in sales and sales management extensively for consumer service products and was consistently a top performer in the sales category for all North American branches of his former company. Charles currently operates Direct Auto of Tennessee which generates 15 million in revenue annually. He is a founding member of Cumberland Card Services that provides merchant services for the Cannabis Industry (currently handling 52 million per year in transactions). Charles and Bradley Ray operate Pure Hemp Inc. a company that has successfully white labeled and wholesaled CBD oil products to retail outfits. He is also a member of both the TNHIA (Tennessee Hemp Industries Association) and TGC (Tennessee Growers Coalition) a political action committee. Charles is a devoted husband and father of three.
Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Bradley is from Glasgow, Kentucky, and has been actively working as a business owner since he was 16 years old. He’s an automobile broker and retailer with over 24 years in the business. Bradley entered the hemp industry with white labeled products under the Pure Hemp Inc. brand name. Bradley and partners later formed the U.S.-based Mainspring Solutions LLC to provide merchant services in the hemp industry without the limitations of underwriting. The company’s aim is to bring credibility and proper market features to legitimate hemp companies, with the module in place to make any participating community bank able to accept deposits and perform regular banking services for the industry. Bradley is a fierce advocate and voracious researcher of hemp’s makeup as well as its financial, environmental, and health benefits! Bradley enjoys spending time with his wife of 10 years, Shelby, and his three daughters.
Chief Operations Officer
Mike Harris has over 35 years Management and Engineering experience. He received both a
Mechanical Engineering degree and a Masters of Business Administration from Vanderbilt
University. He is experienced in metal extraction using pyrometallurgical, hydrometallurgical,
and electrolytic methods. He had a successful history as an Engineering Director where he
oversaw multiple Tier 1 automotive supplier locations and working with GM, Ford, BMW, Nissan and Honda, initiating and maintaining ISO 9001 and 14000 standards across facilities. He is Lean Manufacturing certified with a Six Sigma Green Belt Quality Certification and has been a local business owner for 10 years. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 43 years, their three children and nine grandchildren.
Chief Financial Officer
Chris Barnett is a third generation farmer in Woodlawn,Tennessee, who, after receiving a
Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Education from UT Martin, went on to graduate from both
Phillip Morris Leadership and Leadership Clarksville programs. He has run Barnett Farms for 30 years. He boards horses, raises cattle, and specializes in row crops including tobacco, corn, soy beans, wheat, and, of course, USDA Certified Organic hemp. He also worked as a buyer and grader for RJ Reynolds Tobacco for 20 years.His extensive knowledge of both agriculture and business make him an invaluable source of guidance for the Cumberland Extracts Team.
Chris is a proud husband and father of three who also invests his time and enthusiasm in the
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Organization as well as serving as a deacon at First Baptist
Bill Miller is a Dickson, TN native with over 12 years of Tier One Automotive experience and a decade of successful work in the field of Aerospace Aircraft Spares Manufacturing. He received his MBA from Bethel University and is an expert in process and flow management. As a Six Sigma Black Belt, Bill brings a great depth of knowledge in management and organizational structuring.
Quality control supervisor
Margie Gallagher grew up in Iowa with dreams to own an apple orchard. Her interest in plant
health and makeup led her to earn degrees in Horticulture and Biology with a Chemistry Minor from South Dakota State University. Margie went on to gain extensive laboratory experience through her work for large scale companies like Novartis Animal Health. She is an ISA Certified Arborist with a Masters in Business Administration from Colorado Technical University. Margie’s lifelong interest in agriculture and wealth of scientific laboratory experience are vital to creating and maintaining Cumberland Extract’s Quality Control facility, testing standards, and strict quality guidelines.
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Cumberland Extracts Inc.
1224 Franklin Street Suite A,
Clarksville, TN, 37040
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