(413) 525-0009

Bernard F. “Buzz” Travers, III, CPA, Managing Director

Phone: (413) 525-0009 Extension. 226

An attorney as well as a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in MA and CT, Buzz manages the day to day operations of the Company. As a tax specialist, Buzz’s area of expertise include corporate, individual and fiduciary income tax, state and local income and sales and use taxation, federal and state tax audits, mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift taxation, nonprofit taxes, and bankruptcy taxation. In addition, he has assisted numerous business owners in the sale or purchase of a business and has been a trusted advisor to businesses in the service, construction, distribution and manufacturing industries. Prior to being named Managing Director of Aaron Smith, P.C., Buzz served as Director since 2007 and prior to that as the firm’s tax manager. His past work includes 15 years as corporate tax manager, assistant controller, assistant general counsel and assistant secretary for Andersen Group, Inc., a publicly held company in Bloomfield, CT. A member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) and Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Hampden County Bar Association.  Buzz received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bentley University and his Juris Doctor from Western New England University School of Law. He is the treasurer and a Governor of the Longmeadow Country Club, an officer and director of the Sportsmen's National Land Trust, Inc., a past president of the Estate Planning Council of Hampden County, Inc., a past president of The Field Club of Longmeadow, Inc., and a past treasurer of the Longmeadow High School Hockey and Lacrosse Booster Clubs. Buzz and his wife Lynn have three grown sons and live in Longmeadow.