Eric Buchanan is Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Buffett Early Childhood Fund. He will represent the foundation in working with existing Educare schools and those under development. He will also lead the foundation’s efforts to attract new investors and partners to advance the foundation’s mission. Prior to joining the foundation, he worked for 16 years at the University of Nebraska Foundation. Since 2009, Eric served as the Foundation’s Assistant Vice President and Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. In that position, he played a key role in the creation of Educare Lincoln as well as the Buffett Early Childhood Institute. He is the immediate past chair of the Board of Directors at the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation and is currently a member of the Board and Treasurer for the Clyde Malone Community Center. In addition to his volunteer work, he enjoys spending time with his two sons Jack and Davis. He holds a BA in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Back to Leadership.