Facility Leader: Cherry Lindamood, Warden
Cherry Lindamood was initially named warden at CoreCivic South Central Correctional Center in 2005, and she assumed this role again in 2015. She has also served as warden and assistant warden at CoreCivic Whiteville Correctional Facility. Lindamood began working in the corrections field as a counselor at the Lake County Correctional Facility. During her time in West Tennessee, Lindamood worked her way up to unit manager, associate warden and eventually deputy warden for Northwest Correctional Complex. Most recently, before joining CoreCivic, Lindamood served as warden of Tennessee's largest women's prison (Tennessee Prison for Women) from summer of 2001 until 2004. Her total career with the Tennessee Department of Correction spanned more than 18 years. Lindamood graduated from Murray State University with a bachelor's degree in science.