Todd is the co-founder of the internationally-acclaimed music group The Giving Tree Band and the creator of the "Kind Mind" podcast. He holds certifications in addiction counseling and mindfulness teaching and earned his psychology and music degrees from Georgetown University. His essays have been published in hospital newsletters, Peace Planet Journal, Global Harmony Crew and Elephant Journal. A life-long student of meditation, Todd works fervently to help individuals, organizations and communities build positive cultures and enjoy the benefits of healthy and mindful living.
The "Kind Mind" Podcast
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Todd has lectured and presented at many colleges and universities including Duke University, University of Michigan, Roosevelt University, Lewis University, Benedictine University, Elmhurst College, Chamberlain University, North Central College, Joliet Junior College and Maharishi University of Management.
He also gave the keynote address at the Mindfulness Consortium for Illinois Community Colleges at Triton College on November 16, 2017.
Todd has conducted workshops, seminars, and training sessions for diverse organizations including Fortune 500 companies and other businesses, schools and universities, governments and non-profits, conferences and festivals, retreats and other events.
He draws upon unique experiences from encounters with eminent scientists, artists and spiritual leaders - along with extensive world travel - to bridge cultures and help point the way to a brighter future.
UBS Group, Dialogue Of Civilizations (Rhodes, Greece), Fitz Chem Corporation, Poly One Corporation, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Academy For Global Citizenship, Plainfield School District, Naperville School District, Hinsdale School District, Four Winds Waldorf School, Breaking Free (program for incarcerated women), Edward Medical Group, Illinois Public Employer Labor Relations Association (IPELRA), Village of Plainfield, Village of Bloomingdale, City of Wheaton, City of St. Charles, Will County Public Defenders Office, Will County Regional Office of Education, JFK Middle School, Jackson Elementary Of Kentucky, Floyd Fest, Summer Camp Music Fest, Romp Fest, Philadelphia Folk Festival, Metaphysically Fit Fest, Runway To Hope Foundation, Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center, St. Ignatius College Prep, Oswego Wellness, Connecting With You yoga retreat, Salveo Wellness Retreat, Operation Snowball and many more.