Eddie D. Fincher, MS, Ed.S

Head of School

Eddie Fincher is passionate about education and has demonstrated that passion through his leadership over a 40 year period.  Eddie has served as Teacher, Coach, Athletic Director, Assistant Principal and Executive Director of High School-Middle School Operations with the Cobb County and Paulding County School Districts.  More recently he was Headmaster at a local private Christian School.  In addition to working as Cumberland’s Head of School, Mr. Fincher is also currently a Principal Performance Coach for local school districts . 

Eddie Fincher holds a Baccalaureate Degree in Health/Physical Education from Alabama A.&M. University, a Master of Education Degree in Educational Leadership from Jacksonville State University, and an Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Jacksonville State University.  Eddie resides in Brookhaven, Georgia with his wife, Julie M. Fincher who is a professional educator and they have three children, William (deceased), Chance, and Elia.

By: Eddie Fincher, Head of School 

“THE "Cumberland School - Together Helping Educate Every student Everyday and in Every way.We Explore, Discover, and prepare ways to keep our students engaged and excelling in the classrooms.  The four C’s - Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Critical Thinking.”

Board of Directors

Boyd Wages

Board Chairman


Herman Simms


Stacey Bronner

Tesh Liburd

Reggie Ewing


Gloria Howard

Alan Taylor

Corporate Administration


Mark Ohliger, JD

Director of Operations

Jan Cooper

Registrar/International & Home School Admissions Director

Dave Hubbard

Athletic Administrator

Carrie McCall

Business Manager and HR Director

Melody Spencer, MEd

Lower School Principal

Portea Merrill

Middle School Administrator

Ann Weaver

Upper School Administrator


Lydea Cheeks

Our Locations

  • Business Office: 4967 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127

  • Admissions Office and Lower School: 2356 Clay Road, Austell, GA 30106

  • Upper School: 4961 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127

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