A. Marshall Hospitality Announces New CFO

Puckett's Grocery and Restaurant Inside

Cindy Anderson has joined A. Marshall Hospitality as Chief Financial Officer, following Mark Gothard’s advancement to Director of Business Development. 

Cindy AndersonAndy Marshall, CEO of the rapidly growing company that has opened four new restaurants in three years, said Anderson’s hospitality-industry specific experience made her the ideal candidate for the position. 

“Hiring someone of Cindy’s talents and knowledge is a bold move for our organization,” Marshall said. “Her experience is crucial as we prepare for the future, and we are thrilled for her to help lead us toward our short and long-term goals.” 

Anderson is a Certified Public Accountant who comes to A. Marshall Hospitality from LBMC, where she was a Senior Manager in the firm’s Tax Practice and a member of the Wealth Management Team for the past five years. She has extensive tax experience in individual, business, estate, trust and inheritance returns with an expertise in the hospitality industry.

“I have known Andy to be a genuine and honorable leader through working with him on several projects in the last few years and have long admired the way he treats his employees, investors and associates,” Anderson said. “I consider this opportunity an unexpected blessing that seems to be a perfect fit for both A. Marshall Hospitality’s interests and mine, and I am excited about the partnership.”

Gothard, the company’s CEO since 2015, will shift his focus to the expansion of A. Marshall Hospitality’s line of retail products in stores, in addition to vetting new business opportunities and overseeing those projects to completion.

Named one of the fastest growing private companies in America for five years in a row, A. Marshall Hospitality is a family-owned, middle Tennessee-based business comprised of nine restaurants, a food truck and an events and catering business. Its concepts include Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant locations in Franklin, Nashville, Columbia, Chattanooga, Murfreesboro and Pigeon Forge; Puckett’s Trolley; Puckett’s Boat House and Scout’s Pub in Franklin; and Deacon’s New South in downtown Nashville’s historic L&C Tower. 

Each eatery features its own unique take on authentic, Southern cuisine coupled with Tennessee hospitality. For more information, including career opportunities, go to www.amarshallhospitality.com.