A scientist and consultant with broad experience in complex, cross-disciplinary research and in the development of information systems to support management in business, industry, and military organizations, Mike is President of his own consulting firm, Leyzorek & Associates, Inc.
For ten years he was President of Informaco, Inc., an information and records management consulting firm. He has been a Principal and Director of Management Science/Operation Research Services at Cresap, McCormick & Paget; Merck & Company; Arthur Young & Company and Arthur Andersen & Company. As a consultant, Mike has dealt with a great variety of client problems in many industries.
Mike gained his M.A. and Ph.D. at The Johns Hopkins University and his B.A. at the City College of New York. He has served on the faculties of The Johns Hopkins University and Case Institute of Technology (now Case-Western Reserve University) and has been Professor of Management at The Rutgers Graduate School of Management and at the New School for Social Research. He has also been Visiting Professor at New York University, Department of History and Archival Science.
The winning article, "A Missing Feature in Some Records Management Systems," was published in the January 1991 RMQ. The article dealt with information security, specifically with the protection of records during their useful lives. An eight-step process for developing secure information systems was outlined and each step was explained in some detail.
Articles are judged on subjects, content, originally, style, interest, and contribution to the literature in the field of records and information management.
CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
Chapter of the year honors were awarded in three categories (small, medium and large) based on total membership. Now in its 19th year, the Chapter of the Year Award is based on a point system with points awarded in six different categories: chapter characteristics, education, public relations, projects, chapter maintenance, and professional development. …