Jimmy Buckner

Board Member

Jimmy Buckner is Founder and Executive Director of the Scarecrow Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit helping existing food pantries. Scarecrow’s cross marketing campaigns including fighthungerweek.com, derbyweek.com, gatorhator.com, bashbama.com and other events. Scarecrow activities and events bridge relationships, awareness, and fundraising amongst restaurants, media partners, brand sponsors, USA Boxing, the University of Tennessee, Pellissippi State Community College, highs schools, middle schools, and the city at-large. XHunger.com is Scarecrow’s national movement to help end hunger in America. Jimmy served on leadership boards including the Historic Tennessee Theatre, Childhelp Tennessee, FISH, and Alpha Tau Omega at the University of Florida. Jimmy’s professional background includes sales and marketing with American Express, leadership positions in various industries, and currently leads downtown211.com. Jimmy is a proud Gator receiving his degree in Advertising. Jimmy and his wife belong to the Episcopal Church of the Ascension. Muffet and Jimmy enjoy their teenage daughter Brooke, son Clark and his wife Hope, and Golden Doodles ZuZu and Macie.