Alexandria, Va. – January 28, 2015 – Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd. (HBP) has announced that effective January 31, 2015, Mike Buzas, Partner and Practice Director for Management Advisory Services, will retire from the firm. Buzas’ retirement will bring to a close 22 years of remarkable service to the firm.
Mike Buzas joined the firm in July 1993 and became a partner with a firm in 1994. He has served a diverse range of clients in the areas of business reengineering, design and management of financial systems, process innovation, system security, and business development. Mr. Buzas began his financial systems career as a senior consultant at Arthur, Andersen & Company.
His clients, including ARINC, FedEx, UPS, the Boeing Company, Great American Restaurants, and the Federal Aviation Administration, have been seamlessly transitioned to to Director of Management Consulting, Edward Digges, CISA, PCI-QSA.
“It’s been a great pleasure serving my valued clients and assisting the aviation industry in their security efforts following the tragedy of 9/11,” said Buzas.
“Steve and I are grateful for the leadership Mike has provided to the partners, our associates, and our clients during his service to the firm. Thanks to his efforts over the past 22 years the firm’s Management Advisory Services practice has a strong foundation. We wish him nothing but great happiness in the future.” said managing partner Andy Powell.
Prior to joining HBP, Mr. Buzas held operational management executive positions with companies such as MCI Communications, Thomas Havey and Company, and Total Business Solutions. He is a retired Naval Aviator and Captain in the U.S. Navy.
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About Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd.
Founded in 1969, Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd. is a leading, full-service public accounting firm with more than 40 years expertise providing accounting, auditing, taxation, management systems and outsourced accounting services to hundreds of nonprofits, businesses, and individuals. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, HBP has grown steadily over the years to become a leading public accounting firm in the DC area and is ranked by the Washingtonian magazine as one of the top 25 CPA firms for quality service. The firm’s devotion to exceptional service, quality and value has led to HBP being consistently listed in the Washington Business Journal as one of the area’s top 40 CPA firms in its size category. Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd. is also located in Crofton, MD.