The Buffkin Group Moves up to Top 20 on Modern Healthcare’s 2015 Largest Healthcare Executive Search Firms List

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Buffkin Group – a leading national retained search firm – moved up four spots to No. 20 in the nation on Modern Healthcare’s Largest Healthcare Executive Search Firms 2015 list, and is ranked as the No. 1 firm in Nashville. It is the only Tennessee search firm making the Top 20.

“We are honored to have increased our position on this prestigious list by Modern Healthcare, one of the top health industry publications in the world,” said Craig Buffkin, managing partner of The Buffkin Group. “It’s particularly significant to be No. 1 in Nashville, which has some of the nation’s most respected and well-known health care companies. The firm takes pride in connecting the top companies with the visionary leaders of tomorrow.”

The firm made 51 U.S. placements for senior level health care executives in 2015.

The Modern Healthcare search firm annual rankings is based on total number of U.S. placements made for senior-level health care executives – senior vice president level and above. The survey considered type of search firms, net revenue, number of recruiters and number of placements, among other factors in ranking the largest executive search firms in the nation.

About The Buffkin Group
The Buffkin Group is a retained search firm focusing in health care, technology, digital media, digital marketing and financial services. Each partner in the firm has been a leader in their respective fields and each has more than a decade of retained search experience. Combined, the firm’s partners have more than 65 years of search experience and more than 100 years of industry experience. The Buffkin Group serves public, private, venture and private equity backed companies. Office locations include Nashville, Tenn., New York and Washington, D.C., with affiliate offices in San Francisco and London. The company is a member of Panorama Search, an international federation of firms. The Buffkin Group’s health care practice has been named the 20th largest health care search practice by Modern Healthcare – and is the largest Nashville health care search firm. To learn more about The Buffkin Group, visit

About Modern Healthcare
Modern Healthcare is the industry's leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information. We report on important healthcare events and trends, as they happen, and our readers use that information to make informed business decisions and lead their organizations to success. Modern Healthcare is owned by Crain Communications, Inc.

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