Buffkin / Baker Recruits President for Palmetto Infusion

April 30, 2024 – Partner-led executive search firm Buffkin / Baker recently assisted in the placement of Tim Hadley as the new president of Palmetto Infusion in Columbia, SC. The search was led by Jackson Ross, partner, and Ryan Baggett, associate partner. “Tim’s wealth of experience and dedication to healthcare align seamlessly with our mission,” said David Goodall, CEO of Palmetto Infusion. “As we focus on industry-wide impact and shaping the company’s direction, I am confident that Tim will play a crucial role in driving our continued success and helping us to continue restoring health and hope to our patients.”

With more than 20 years of executive experience in both public and private healthcare settings, Mr. Hadley brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep background in the infusion industry. His specialties include healthcare services, M&A, de novo implementation, sales, provider-based health plans, infusion services, medical device, franchising, CRT, DME, and customer experience “Tim’s previous successful leadership in ambulatory infusion underscores his ability to drive positive change in this unique space of the healthcare landscape,” Palmetto Infusion said.

Previously, Mr. Hadley was interim president and CEO of South Bay Home Healthcare. Prior to that, he served as CEO of Evive Brands. Before this, Mr. Hadley was president at TGH Management Consultants. During his career, he also gained experience with River Cities Capital, IVX Health, Numotion, and Stryker.

In his new role as president of Palmetto Infusion, Mr. Hadley will be instrumental in steering the organization towards continued success by providing vital leadership and resources. This appointment aims to enhance the Palmetto Experience for more patients, fostering continuous improvement while creating greater access to superior care for patients with chronic disease.

“I am honored to join Palmetto Infusion, a company with a clear commitment to patient well-being and a culture that values openness and inclusiveness,” said Mr. Hadley. “I look forward to contributing to the organization’s growth and success.”

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Since its founding in 1999, Palmetto Infusion has provided care and services to both home infusion and ambulatory clinic patients, providing safe, convenient, and affordable treatment options for patients living with chronic and acute diseases. With a well-established home infusion business and more than 40 ambulatory infusion clinics across the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Virginia, Palmetto Infusion is a provider of infusion services in the Southeast.

Experienced Search Consultants

Buffkin / Baker is a specialty boutique search firm composed of industry leaders in their respective fields and each has over a decade of retained search experience. Their focus as search professionals is to recruit leaders in digital marketing/advertising, technology, healthcare, media/entertainment, finance, higher education, and non-profit. The firm serves public, private, venture, and private equity-backed companies. Its office locations include Nashville, TN; New York; Washington, D.C.; and Winston Salem, NC, with affiliate offices in London.

Buffkin / Baker is a member of Panorama Search, an international federation of retained firms with 18 firms and over 30 offices globally. Buffkin / Baker formed in 2017 with the merger of the Buffkin Group and Baker and Associates LLC.

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Mr. Ross serves as partner for the firm where he is actively engaged in searches for our healthcare, private equity, and digital transformation practices. He is a results-driven leader with over 20 years of experience building brand awareness across the healthcare and digital continuum. Mr. Ross’ broad experience in both mature and entrepreneurial environments provides him with a foundation to drive enterprise growth, quality, and culture for Buffkin / Baker.

Mr. Baggett is actively engaged in a variety of industry searches. Prior to joining Buffkin / Baker in 2014, he was employed with Maxim Healthcare Services, specializing in the recruitment and placement of medical professionals on both a regional and national level. Before working in regional talent acquisitions, Mr. Baggett worked in a senior recruitment capacity with the local branch office in Nashville, where he engaged in business development, management of staff, compliance procedures and the overall recruitment efforts.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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