BUFFALO, February 4, 2014– PwC US today announced that Keith Stolzenburg, a 32-year veteran of the firm, has been appointed as managing partner for its Buffalo office. Stolzenburg will focus on leading the efforts to serve PwC's diverse client base in the Buffalo market, while supporting the growth and development of the firm’s talent in the Buffalo office. He succeeds Michael Winter, who will be retiring from the firm in June.
"Keith’s dedication to his clients and the people of PwC makes him an ideal choice to lead PwC's Buffalo office into the future," said Bob Saada, managing partner of PwC's Lake Erie market. "Keith will continue to leverage his extensive experience in the Buffalo market to bring the best of PwC's advisory, assurance and tax services to clients in the area."
In addition to his new role as managing partner of the Buffalo office, Stolzenburg will continue serving his existing clients, which include a variety of public and private clients, mainly in the financial services industry.
Commenting on his strategic vision for the practice, Stolzenburg said, “PwC has an outstanding client base in Buffalo, and we are committed to continuing to deliver high quality services to assist all of our clients. I am pleased to be leading a group of professionals who exemplify the PwC values each and every day. PwC has a great story to tell and I am excited to continue our legacy in Buffalo.”
“I have greatly enjoyed my time as managing partner of the PwC office in Buffalo and am happy to be passing the reigns of leading such an outstanding group of professionals to Keith. I am confident that he will continue to advance PwC’s place in the business community here. While I may be retiring from the firm in June, I plan on pursuing different business opportunities,” said Winter.
Stolzenburg is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received a bachelor's degree in accounting as well as a master’s in business from the School of Management, State University of New York at Buffalo. Stolzenburg also currently serves on the board of the University at Buffalo Foundation, is the president of the Martin House Restoration Corporation board of directors, and also sits on the executive committee of the board of the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County.
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