Jeffrey W. Buntin Jr.


Jeffrey W. Buntin, Jr. is CEO of The Buntin Group, which ranks among the top independent strategic brand communications firms in the U.S. Mr. Buntin began his career in Chicago with the organization that is now FCB Global – one of the leading marketing firms, worldwide - before returning to Nashville and assuming leadership of The Buntin Group in 2004. He applies his strategic and creative thinking to regularly advise publicly-held and large private organizations across diverse industries, with his work having been covered by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, Business Week and others. He is an AAF Silver Medal winner, past AAF Copywriter of the Year and has judged the prestigious National ADDYs, as well as EFFIE competitions.

Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Washington & Lee University, Mr. Buntin is a current Director of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies’ River States Council Board of Governors, a Director of NPT/Nashville Public Television, a Board Member of the Joe C. Davis YMCA Outdoor Center at Camp Widjiwagan, a Board Member of Montgomery Bell Academy, as well as a Legacy Committee member and past Chair of Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee, which recognized him with its Robert K. Zelle Leadership Award in 2014.