Cindy Beresh-Bryant

Director of Human Resources

Cindy Beresh-Bryant, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, MHRD, RCC is the President of HR Solutions by Design, LLC. She partners with DAC as Director of Human Resources. She provides and manages all HR services for the firm. Cindy is the author of “The OC Equation™ Unleashing Your Employees’ Passion, Potential and Performance through Organizational Culture”. She specializes in helping clients build strong organizational cultures that maximize profitability through employee involvement and high engagement. 

Cindy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Master’s Degree in Human Resources Development from Clemson University in Clemson, SC. Cindy is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), a SHRM Senior Certified Professional and a Registered Corporate Coach. 

During her career, she’s held progressive leadership roles in both corporate and field environments including multiple country and multiple-location business units with responsibility for union and non-union workgroups. Cindy has led and managed a wide variety of HR functions, including acquisition and mergers, talent acquisition, talent management, organizational development & training, compensation and benefits administration, HR policy and practices, employee relations and environmental, health and safety. 

Cindy was secretary of Duck River SHRM from 2012-2013 and President of Duck River SHRM 2010-2011. She is a Registered Corporate Coach and her professional memberships include the National Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Middle Tennessee Society of Human Resource Management (MT-SHRM), where she is also an active member of the HR Excellence Program. 

She is an adjunct professor at Athens State University in Athens, AL teaching Human Resources, Compensation & Benefits, Organizational Behavior, Business Ethics and Leadership courses. She currently serves as a board member for The Refuge Center and Gaits to Heaven.

She is a member the National Association of Professional Women and was recognized in the Who’s Who of Professional Women in 2007. Cindy is a Founding member of the On to Plan B…Career Transition Support Group and Christian Business Connections in Maury County and a past board member of the American Red Cross, Teen Challenge of Middle Tennessee and Lake Erie College.