Cushman's style of drumming was very different from that of Douglas. Cushman maintains friendships with current and former members of Relient K.
Cushman then was a member of "Wesly," a former Christian rock band from Canton, with musicians Keith Hill, Jon Myers, Fred Sickels, and Matthew "Biscuit" Troyer.
In 2009, Cushman founded a paint company — Cushman Painting, LLC — in Canton and Louisville, Ohio. It is a painting contractor of exteriors and interiors of buildings and houses. He also has led worship at Faith Family Church in Canton.
On August 29, 2003, Cushman married Layla L. Goff.