Bill Cushwa

Bill Cushwa
Bill Cushwa
Founder & CEO, BEARACADE

Bill Cushwa brings more than 25 years experience driving organizational improvement and implementation of best practices, particularly in the area of sales, fundraising, and customer/donor relations.  Bill has a unique blend of hands-on corporate expertise and an entrepreneurial mindset.  In business and in the community, Bill has the ability to build consensus and launch successful initiatives. In addition to being a member of the City of Hudson’s School Safety and Security Consortium, Bill is a founding member of the Keep Hudson Safe Initiative, a collaborative effort of community leaders focused on initiatives, programming, and actions that will increase the safety of the Hudson community, with particular emphasis on children within all schools.  Bill serves on the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, the Haslinger Center for Pediatric Palliative Care, and is a mentor to local schools for the National Lemonade Day program in Northeast Ohio.  Additional community involvement includes serving the City of Hudson as Charter Review Commission member and chairing two ad hoc rezoning committees. Bill also serves as a trustee on the board of two private foundations focused on community and educational scholarships.