Strategic.  Entrepreneurial.  Forward-Thinking.

Calvin brings legal and business experience, strategic thinking and a business development skillset to FeltonBuford.  His twin passions are building businesses and building communities.  Calvin is a Harvard-trained lawyer whose career spans more than three decades as a corporate attorney and partner with Cincinnati’s largest law firm.  He has counseled businesses ranging from small and start-up concerns to Fortune 500 companies. He excels at bringing the right resources and advice necessary to make smart, strategic decisions that help ensure success.

Calvin spent three years as a “loaned executive“ from his law firm to the Cincinnati Regional Chamber, during which he launched and served as the first Executive Director of the Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator.  Along with his wife Helen, Calvin has also been an investor and advisor to several successful entrepreneurial ventures.

Calvin is a life-long Cincinnatian and has served on numerous nonprofit boards, including The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Xavier University, The Urban League, and the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC).  Calvin‘s personal passions include reading biographies, international travel, and studying Spanish language and culture.

Calvin Buford

Calvin Buford

Vice President & Managing Partner