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Industry veteran Mike Buzzard joins Schwartz advisory team

Schwartz Advisors’ announced the addition of Mike Buzzard, AAP, to its team of secondary market experts, effective April 18, 2022.

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As a partner in the firm, Buzzard will be involved in all three practice areas: advising private equity firms on acquisitions, managing sale projects and working on strategic advisory projects.

Buzzard brings to the Schwartz Advisors team over 15 years of secondary market leadership and management experience. He held senior positions in marketing, sales management, corporate development and general management during his years at Auto Plus, Uni-Select and MAWDI. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Product Management and Commercial Marketing. Prior to his career at Auto Plus, Mike was an in-house advisory services analyst at JP Morgan.

“I am thrilled to join Schwartz Advisors and bring my years of secondary market experience and relationships to such a dynamic organization,” he said.

“The Buzzard name is well known in the automotive aftermarket and we are confident that Mike’s extensive aftermarket experience will bring great value to our clients,” said Rick Schwartz, CEO and Managing Partner of Schwartz Advisors.

Mike is a graduate of Loyola University of Maryland and earned his MBA from SUNY Buffalo. He earned his Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) designation from Aftermarket University in 2018.