MEET Todd (He/Him)

TODD KANE IS A FATHER, ENTREPRENEUR, AUTHOR, VETERAN, AND PHILANTHROPIST TRANSFORMING ORGANIZATIONS WITH INCLUSIVE STRATEGIES THAT CELEBRATE AUTHENTICITY FOR THE QUEER COMMUNITY AND ITS ALLIES.


Todd has spent over 30 years developing the gifts and talents of diverse people around the world. A proven leader of individuals and teams in both the military and private sector, Todd has mastered the transformative, multiplying power of inclusion.


As a leader, educator, and artist at the highest level of industry Todd has served as a Captain in the United States Army deployed in theaters of operations around the world. He led operations for an international manufacturing company and trained a national team of 300+ agents for an insurance powerhouse. As an educator, Todd has served as a national accounts education specialist for a global hair care and color company teaching 6000 professionals a year with his creativity and passion. He has also founded an international non-profit organization to conquer cancer.


Todd’s accomplishments have been awarded and recognized internationally and his works published over twenty times around the world. His multi-faceted background brings a unique perspective to creating and sustaining effective diversity, equity & inclusion programs. As a father of two, Todd acknowledges the privilege and responsibility to teach his children and others how to successfully navigate a world that typically rejects difference and is fooled by fear.


Experience, Education, and Achievements

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Master of Arts, Management - Emphasis in Human Resources, Troy State, AL

Captain, United States Army, Europe, and SW Asia

Director of Operations, Kane Manufacturing Company, Des Moines, IA

National Sales Manager, Insurance Wholesalers, Sacramento, CA

National Accounts Education Specialist, Matrix Professional Hair Color, New York, NY

Founder/President, Love Out Lavender, Phoenix, AZ

General George C. Marshall Leadership Award

National Technical Honor Society Award

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