GTNF Adviser

Brittani Cushman

Brittani Cushman is the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Turning Point Brands, a Louisville, Kentucky, USA-headquartered manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded consumer products through its iconic brands Zig-Zag and Stoker’s. Cushman is responsible for all legal, regulatory and government affairs for the company and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, providing commentary on the complex landscape surrounding heavily regulated industries. Cushman currently serves on the Coalition of Manufacturers of Smoking Alternatives board of directors, the Coalition of Independent Tobacco Manufacturers of America board of directors, the U.S. Hemp Roundtable board of directors executive committee, and as the chairwoman of Women in Tobacco USA. She was also recently named to the High Times 100 of 2021 for her company’s leadership in the cannabis space. Cushman has a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts degree in business management from the University of Tulsa and a Juris Doctor degree from Washington and Lee University’s School of Law. Prior to joining Turning Point Brands, Cushman spent five years at Xcaliber International, where she was most recently the general counsel, responsible for all legal affairs.