December 3, 2009 – Executive search firm The Buffkin Group has placed Stacy Bratcher as executive vice president post acute at Peoplefirst. Ms. Bratcher comes to Peoplefirst from Salus Rehab, where she served as vice president of operations. The search was led by Buffkin partner Brian Kelley in the firm’s Stamford, Conn office. Peoplefirst Rehabilitation staffs and manages the rehabilitation departments in hospitals and nursing centers by providing contract therapy services. The Buffkin Group is a national executive search and consulting firm offering services in executive search, executive coaching, management assessment and executive outplacement.