Reginald (Buzz) Stapczynski
Reginald (Buzz) S. Stapczynski, ICMA-CM has 40 years of public sector management experience at the local, county, and state levels of government. He served as Town Manager of Andover, MA, for 25 years. As Chief Executive Officer, he was responsible for the administration and management of a full-service municipality. He was responsible for $170 million operating budget for municipal/school departments; maintenance and construction of municipal/school infrastructures, managing millions in capital projects; economic development/planning of the Town’s industrial/commercial base. During his tenure, the rating agencies recognized his administration for outstanding fiscal management by awarding Andover with the AAA bond rating. He also served as Town Manager in Wilmington, MA, for many years. Buzz worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Department of Mental Health as a Budget Manager. Prior to coming to Massachusetts, Stapczynski worked for Fairfax County, VA, as a Budget Analyst in the Office of Management and Budget. Buzz is the former President of the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) and the Massachusetts Municipal Management Association (MMMA). He served on the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association, Inc. (MIIA) Board of Directors. He was on the Governor’s Advisory Council during the Dukakis and Weld Administrations. More recently, he participated on Lieutenant Governor Polito’s Special Municipal Focus Group. He is the former Chair of the MMMA's Future Managers Committee. Buzz received his B.A. in Politics from The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C., and Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. He attended the Harvard University, J.F.K. School of Government Program, for Senior Executives in Local Government. Buzz brings a wealth of knowledge to MRI in all areas of government administration, as well as experience with public/private partnerships.