Before co-founding CBTV, Mary Cushman was Creative Director in Sales Promotion and Marketing at Avon Products, and Executive Producer for the series "Avon and You" on Lifetime Television.
CBTV created and produced The Connoisseur Collection, an original series of 18 luxury travel and lifestyle broadcast shows and DVDs. Episodes include features on Oscar de la Renta, Hennessey Cognac, Moet & Chandon Champagne, the Hotel Ritz-Paris, the QE2, the Blue Train, the Sea Cloud, travel shows about France, Jackson Hole, Palm Beach, and South Africa, as well as broadcast shows and marketing videos for luxury Caribbean resorts in St. Martin, St. Lucia, Anguilla, St. Barthelemy, the Turks and Caicos, and the British Virgin Islands.
CBTV also produced several non profit DVDs and streaming video, most recently a series of fundraising and patient support videos for the Thyroid, Head and Neck Cancer Foundation.
Mary Cushman helped create the brand identity, including names, logos, package design and positioning, for the launch of a line of luxury spirits by TransBorder Marketing, Inc.
Her creative and marketing experience includes branding and positioning, concept development, television, video, interactive media, travel, fashion, beauty, luxury goods, direct marketing, and sales training. She is a graduate of Wellesley College.