Todd McCullough

Managing Director of Growth and Innovation

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  • Vanderbilt University – Owen Graduate School of Management – MBA in Strategy and Marketing
  • Harding University – BBA in Systems Analysis

Todd McCullough is Managing Director of LBMC’s Growth and Innovation practice. He brings more than 30 years of experience to his role at LBMC. Most recently, Todd ran his own strategic growth consulting firm, Ampersand, for more than 10 years, working with companies across the country, and he brings his model and clients to LBMC. He has worked with multiple large publicly and privately held companies, including Subway, Ford Motor Company, HCA, EY, FedEx and Pfizer and was intricately involved in founding the strategic consulting arm of Deloitte.

Todd’s experience includes bringing alignment of purpose across various stakeholders inside and outside organizations. He has led executive management teams to analyze situations and develop strategic solutions to further organizations’ business goals by working with broad groups of senior executives and partnering with peer leaders. He is well-versed in navigating fast-paced environments full of ambiguity, risk, and competition and has deep expertise in assessing potential business opportunities, including acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures for financial contribution and strategic fit. He has also created quantitative models exploring new products and new market opportunities to determine viability.

Todd is an adjunct faculty member of Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Business, where he teaches growth strategy, innovation, marketing and leadership to executives and students. For 15 years, he served as an adjunct faculty member at the Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology, where he helped graduate students apply Design Thinking frameworks to implement large-scale innovations in public and private companies. An acclaimed thought leader, he speaks regularly at universities, industry conferences, company off-sites and other leadership meetings.

Todd a Charter Member of the Advisory Board of Harding University College of Business Administration, and he serves on the Adventure Science Center Innovation Committee.