Todd C. Cushing
CM&AA, CMEA, SBA, FRC, BTS, CBB
PHONE: (847) 566-0500 X201
FAX: (847) 566-0100
Todd spent his growing up in Mundelein, Illinois on a farm that has been in his family for over 5 generations. He became interested in music at an and quickly excelled at playing the trumpet. In fact, in 1981 during high school Todd was named in music for his merit and accomplished as a music student.
1976, at the age of 12, Todd began his career working in his family business. The company, Sound of Music, Ltd, provided satellite communication services to businesses across the country. Todd worked his way to VP of Sales and Marketing and played a key role in generating over $1.1 million in EBITDA for the company. The company customer base was sold to twenty two years later for over 8X enterprise value of EBITDA. Todd was directly involved in Muzak’s acquisition of this successful family business. Through that experience, Todd gained an interest in the brokerage industry and it was then that EBIT Associates, Ltd. was formed. Todd is an entertaining and sought after public speaker, giving presentations and seminars on the benefits of having advisory representation when it comes time to buy or sell a business. He has also written several articles on the importance of advisory representation. Todd is a Candidate for an Associates Degree from Trinity University of Deerfield Illinois for finance and Biblical studies. He is the principal and founder of EBIT Associates, Ltd., a Barrington, Illinois.
Todd has bought and sold companies personally over the years and serves on three company boards. He is the past 2007 President of Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries (MBBI), a not-for-profit organization. Once when asked by his eighth grade teacher what he wanted to be when he grew up. Todd’s response was, “I want to be a pilot.” In fact, he is an instrument rated pilot today. In harmony with his drive for success in business Todd exemplifies integrity and compassion in all that he does. When he isn’t working you will likely find him or or volunteering at an orphanage in Baja Mexico where his sponsored children know him as “To” or . He enjoys golfing, and has been married over 16 years. Todd and his wife serve together at their church as premarital mentors and reside in Wadsworth Illinois.