Todd Kushman is Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives & Financial Operations at Counsel Financial. He has over 20 years of experience in financial operations, risk management, raising equity capital and debt financing. Todd is involved in optimizing Counsel Financial’s capital structure by overseeing internal financial operations and is responsible for building relationships with current and prospective strategic partners and clients.
Todd joins Counsel Financial from Victory Park Capital where he was responsible for the firm’s debt capital raising efforts and Risk Management. Prior to Victory Park Capital, he co-founded Torrey Pointe Capital, a macro hedge fund, where he managed all capital raising and non-trading functions. Todd was also Managing Director at Cerberus Capital Management where he executed strategic financings, and served as a board member and led the investment committee of Scottish Re Group Limited.
Todd joined Cerberus from Ally Financial where he was the bank’s Chief Operating Officer for its Capital Markets & Investments division. He served as Ally’s Head of Market, Counterparty & Mortgage Credit Risks. Prior to Ally, Todd built the Structured Product Derivatives trading desk at Bear Stearns, and its successor J.P. Morgan.
Todd received a B.S.B.A in Accounting from The Ohio State University and a MBA in Finance & Media Management from Fordham University. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).