Marcy has served as an evaluation consultant on a variety of projects and currently serves as the External Program Evaluator on grants funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, Lyndhurst Foundation, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation. She is currently the Program and Evaluation Coordinator for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s (UTC) School of Nursing HRSA grant awarded in June of 2014. Prior to joining the grant team, she was the Senior Research Associate at UTC’s Center for Applied Social Research (CASR) and an adjunct professor of Sociology at UTC. During her four-year appointment at the CASR, she conducted more than two dozen studies for UTC ranging from program evaluation and needs assessment studies, to investigations regarding capital projects, program development, employee diversity training, and workplace diversity. Additionally, she served as co-lead investigator on the City of Chattanooga's Comprehensive Gang Assessment and played a key role in developing the 2013 Gang Implementation Plan.
Marcy received a B.S. from Vanderbilt University, an M.Ed. from UTC, and is currently a doctoral candidate in UTC’s Learning and Leadership program. She is the author of numerous published reports and academic journal articles, and is frequently invited to present podium presentations and research posters at professional conferences.