Tom Truitt serves as a Partner and is the head of the Entertainment practice at Buffkin-Baker in its Nashville office. He focuses on senior level executive placements in all areas of entertainment companies with emphasis on music, technology, and production related enterprises. In this role, Tom brings 21 years of executive recruitment experience and relationships throughout the world.
Previously, Tom founded and ran his own boutique search firm called MusicRowSearch. As well, Tom launched and runs the very successful event series called WHO KNEW. This is a bi-monthly networking event that draws over 500 people to hear highly accomplished entertainment industry executives sharing their stories, wisdom and predictions for the industry.
During the pandemic, Tom has pivoted WHO KNEW to an online format called The Smartest People In The Room.
Tom is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also got his MBA at Vanderbilt’s Owen School of Graduate Management.
He has been married for 28 years and has two teenagers who keep him highly motivated. In his spare time, he is an avid golfer, college basketball junkie and attends an inordinate number of live music events monthly (pre-pandemic).