Industry Specialisms

Consumer and Retail

Health and Life Sciences

Digital and Technology

Service Specialisms

Executive Search


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Buffkin Baker

Craig Buffkin

Co-Head of Global Digital and Technology

Craig Buffkin, founder of Buffkin/Baker (formerly The Buffkin Group), serves as the managing partner and is actively involved with client engagements and business development. He serves Head of the Healthcare and Private Equity Practices. Craig has completed search work at the board, executive and senior level both nationally and internationally for a wide range of private, public, venture-backed, and private equity-back companies.

Prior to founding The Buffkin Group, Craig was a director in a national technology search firm with 5 offices and over 75 consultants. Before entering the search profession, Craig spent over 5 years as a turnaround specialist and over 10 years in marketing services.  His last turnaround became a roll up of 7 healthcare companies with an eventual sale to a large public healthcare entity.

Craig holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.