Cushion Founder/CEO Bill Martin with his wife Pam. Photo by Roland’s Photography

Cushion Employer Services Corporation (Cushion) announces twenty-five years of assisting clients attract, inspire, and retain the right talent.

After serving twenty-one years in the Air Force and a couple of years working in the corporate world Cushion’s Founder and CEO Bill Martin started the company. In May of 1996 Cushion opened its Nashville office as an HR consulting company focused primarily on helping  businesses in Middle Tennessee with employee development and compliance. Cushion’s commitment was to provide small businesses with the same value-added and exceptional human resources service that large corporations received.  

In 2002, Cushion acquired an employee benefits design company and an employee benefits management company and begin designing, administering, and managing employee benefit programs. This not only enhanced exceptional and value-added service for current clients, but it also allowed Cushion to expand its list of services offered, which lead to growth.  Because of growth Cushion opened a second office in Jackson Tennessee.  In 2006, Cushion introduced COBRA Administration,  Retiree and Direct Billing solutions as standalone services and moved its Jackson office to Memphis to better serve West Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas clients. 

Today, Cushion has a brilliant team of human resources and benefits professionals who deliver scalable HR solutions that are adaptable for any size organization. Cushion provides value-added and exceptional human resources service to clients throughout the United States. 

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