Buzzard has been instrumental in expanding SA’s sell-side practice, including leading the merger of Headlights Depot with Original One Parts
La Jolla, Calif.—Mike Buzzard, AAP, has been named a managing partner of Schwartz Advisors (SA), effective Nov. 1.
Buzzard joined SA in April 2022, and since that time has been instrumental in expanding SA’s sell-side practice, including leading the successful merger of Headlights Depot with Original One Parts, stated Schwartz Advisors’ CEO and Managing Partner Rick Schwartz, noting that he has also been very involved in growth strategy initiatives for SA clients, as well as buy-side advisory work.
“Mike really hit the ground running when he joined SA 18 months ago,” said Schwartz. “His industry knowledge, creativity and business relationships have been a key part of the exciting things that are happening at SA this year. His leadership within the organization has been evident from the start, and we’re proud to have him become a managing partner.”
“I’m excited to take on this new role with Schwartz Advisors,” said Buzzard. “The SA team has been incredibly supportive and is an amazing group of dedicated professionals. We’re in a great position to assist more aftermarket companies as they look to take the next step with their businesses, and I’m looking forward to helping lead this effort for SA.”