The Buffkin Group Places New CEO at Tennessee Kidney Foundation

BRENTWOOD, TN, June 11, 2016 — The Buffkin Group has placed Heather Powell as the new CEO of the Tennessee Kidney Foundation. The search was led by Roland Lundy, Partner with the Buffkin Group, as part of the firm’s Non-Profit vertical.

Mrs. Powell joined the Tennessee Kidney Foundation team from Ronald McDonald House, where she served for 10 years as their Development Director. Prior to this, she worked for Habitat for Humanity as their Resource Development Director. Mrs. Powell’s top priority in her new position as CEO will be to build awareness in Tennessee about the vital kidney care resources provided by the Tennessee Kidney Foundation. She will help strengthen their mission to improve the health and wellbeing of Tennesseans affected by kidney disease through education, prevention, treatment, advocacy, and promotion of organ donation.

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.

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