Since 2000, Buford Sears has served as Senior Vice President and Manager for health care and not-for-profit banking at Manufacturers & Traders Trust Company in Buffalo. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President at Citizens & Southern National Bank.
Mr. Sears also serves as a Board of Trustee of the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care and as a Trustee of Roswell Park Cancer Institute Alliance Foundation. He is the former Chairman of Kresge Residence – a 40 bed skilled nursing facility and formerly a Trustee of the Niagara Health Quality Coalition.
Mr. Sears is a University of North Carolina graduate. He earned an MA at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC.