Halt, Buzas & Powell Earns High Ranks in Washington Business Journal’s 2017 Book of Lists

Alexandria, Va. — November 15, 2017 — Halt, Buzas & Powell has ranked #8 on the list of corporate philanthropists and #42 on the list of top 50 accounting firms in the Washington Business Journal’s 2017 Book of Lists.

Marco Fernandes, audit principal at HBP, accepts the firm’s corporate philanthropy award. Photo courtesy of Washington Business Journal.

Published yearly, the Washington Business Journal Book of Lists is the premier reference tool for surrounding counties in the greater Washington metropolitan area, providing information on leading companies in multiple fields.

“We are so grateful to have earned positions on not just one, but two of these lists,” said HBP partner Steve Halt.

The list of accounting firms is ranked by the current number of professional accounting staff. Halt, Buzas & Powell prides itself on its core values of trust, integrity and commitment, crediting these values for the firm’s inclusion on this year’s list. Over the years, HBP continues to grow its client database and diverse staff.

The Washington Business Journal’s list of corporate philanthropists is ranked by Metro-area volunteer hours. The annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards honor the region’s companies and nonprofits who have made a difference in their communities through financial and volunteer philanthropic work. Halt, Buzas & Powell ranked 8th in the small business group, accepting this honor at the 2017 award ceremony yesterday.

“At HBP, we value giving back to the community that allows our company to thrive,” said managing partner Andy Powell. “We hope to continue our philanthropic work in the Washington Metro area for years to come.”

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About Halt, Buzas and Powell, Ltd.

Established in 1969, Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd. (HBP) is a top-rated accounting and advisory firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, and Crofton, Maryland. The diverse team at HBP brings exceptional business acumen to nonprofits, businesses, individuals and families and government contractors. HBP’s expertise in auditing, business consulting, outsourced accounting, tax services and information technology has led to its ranking by Washingtonian Magazine as a top 25 CPA firm for quality service and by the Washington Business Journal as a top 50 accounting firm by size. Along with offering the benefits of big-firm insights, HBP provides the personable atmosphere of a regional firm where people come before numbers.