Buffkin / Baker Names Jackson Ross Partner
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2023– Buffkin / Baker, a partner-led executive search firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jackson Ross to partner, where he will be responsible for creating value for clients in both the firm’s health care and private equity practice areas.
Jackson joined Buffkin/Baker in 2021 as a principal and was quickly promoted to associate partner in 2022, through his leadership in executive and senior level search assignments. He has secured executive leadership talent in the health care, digital and private equity practices for both national and global clients. Prior to joining Buffkin / Baker, Jackson was part of the leadership team and helped launch the U.S. operations for United Imaging Healthcare. He was instrumental in the development of go-to-market strategy and the commercialization of a nationwide team.
“Jackson brings more than 20 years of experience exceeding client expectations and market share growth through his previous leadership roles, and this strong foundation will allow him to deliver substantial value to our clients,” said Craig Buffkin, managing partner. “We are proud to name him partner in the health care practice and look forward to his contribution in providing the highest level of service, commitment and value in the executive search industry.”
Jackson is a native Nashvillian and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration in business management and marketing from the University of Mississippi. He has received multiple awards and industry recognition for his ability to create client solutions that meet and exceed the business and financial needs of his customers.
“I am excited to play a role in helping define the next chapter of Buffkin / Baker and working with Craig to build upon a widely respected reputation,” said Ross. “For 23 years Buffkin / Baker has exceeded client expectations; today’s market dynamics are creating opportunity for a more catered and boutique experience, and I am thrilled to be aligned with a team that can innovate and deliver talent that enables our clients to exceed their own expectations.”