Industry Specialisms

Consumer and Retail

Health & 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, the firm’s founder, serves as the managing partner and is actively involved with client engagements and business development. He is the Head of the Healthcare Practice and is actively involved in the firms Digital Transformation Practice. Mr. Buffkin 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, which would later become Buffkin/Baker, Mr. Buffkin was a director in a national technology search firm with 5 offices and over 75 consultants. Before entering the search profession, Mr. Buffkin spent over 3 years as a turnaround specialist and over 10 years in marketing services.

Mr. Buffkin holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He and his wife Heather reside in Nashville, TN with their three children, Caroline, Charlie and Francie. He is an avid golfer and fisherman.