Our History

Kushner & Company was founded in 1982 in the belief that an important trend was unfolding in this country and around the world. More and more, we saw growth in the number of organizations recognizing that their people, their human capital if you will, held the keys to competitive success. What’s more, these organizations transcended size or sector. From not-for-profits to commercial enterprises, governmental entities to manufacturing or service providers, these forward-thinking organizations were beginning to understand the critical importance of developing their teams to achieve maximum performance and productivity.

Over the last four decades, Kushner has developed effective strategies and the applicable tools and resources to help our clients achieve success in these endeavors. The number of clients we serve now exceeds 3,500 organizations in 43 states and six countries, throughout North America, Europe and Asia.  In fact, our growth placed us on Inc. Magazine’s list of the fastest growing small companies in America during the 1980s and 90s.  In 1992, we moved from our original offices to a much larger space in downtown Kalamazoo and opened a satellite office in Washington, D.C.  By 2002, we had outgrown this space again and moved into our own building in Portage, Michigan. During the course of our history, no less than four United States Presidents and numerous Congressional committees have sought our expertise – a reflection of our reputation and position as thought leaders in this ever-evolving industry.

We recognized that by helping our clients and their employees achieve success, we were ensuring our own.