Buna B. Cumbie II CLU® , & CHFC®
Buna B. Cumbie II, who grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., joined the U.S
Army at age 19 and served three years with the Third Armored Division in West Germany as an armor crew member.
Returning home to further his education, he studied at American University and the University of
Maryland to obtain a B.S. degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance and Marketing. He
subsequently earned the Chartered Life Underwriter ® and Chartered Financial Consultant ® professional
designations from the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA.
Buna has over 50 years of experience in the financial services industry, having started in January 1969.
He currently has an office suite at 9891 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 103, Columbia, MD 21046.
With several Court of the Table qualifications, Buna is also a Life and Qualifying Honor Roll Member of
the Million Dollar Round Table, considered The Premier Association of Financial Professionals. He has
over 36 years of MDRT qualifications.
He is a past president of the Columbia Howard County Association of Life Underwriters, a graduate of
Leadership Howard County, and a past board member of the Kings Contrivance Village Association.
A frequent speaker at industry and community meetings, Buna has addressed organizations such as the
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, The Maryland Association of CPAs, and the Howard County Chamber
He has been a resident of Columbia, MD since 1979. He and his wife, Joanna, have been married for
over 54 years, have two grown sons, Buna III, and Trajan, who have both graduated from college and are
currently establishing their careers. They enjoy playing with their grandsons, Trajan II and Roman. When
not working, Buna and Joanna enjoy biking, hiking, and traveling.
Buna has asked, "How do you define financial success?" thousands of times and still finds most answers
have not been about money. Issues such as freedom, security, and lifetime financial independence
predominate. Today, he is proud to say his clients cover a broad spectrum of individuals, from multimillionaires to families of modest means.
Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities.