With more than 20 years of in-house experience, Batz will lead 150 professionals across various practice areas in the Tampa Bay, Florida office
TAMPA BAY, Florida--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2022--
CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ), a leading provider of financial, insurance, and advisory services, announces the promotion of Bob Batz to Senior Managing Director of the Tampa Bay, Florida, office.
Batz is an experienced leader who has spent over 20 years with CBIZ and MHM. Previously, Batz served as the MHM Attest Practice Leader for the Tampa Bay market and a Lead Managing Director for CBIZ, where he utilized his extensive knowledge in accounting and business advisory services to navigate increasingly complex accounting standards. He primarily focused on bringing tailored, high-quality solutions to clients, including those with significant international operations, publicly traded companies, and midsize growth-focused private organizations in multiple industries such as manufacturing, distribution, retailing, professional services, construction, hospitality, and private equity.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of South Florida, Batz joined Kirkland, Russ, Murphy & Tapp, P.A. (KRMT) in 1998, which later merged into CBIZ. He has served in a variety of positions, rising through the ranks, and developing a deep understanding of the organization from the bottom up.
In 2008, Batz became a Shareholder in Mayer Hoffman McCann, P.C. and a Managing Director with CBIZ MHM, LLC.
“I’m honored to begin this next phase of my journey at CBIZ MHM,” said Batz. “I look forward to leveraging my experience across multiple areas of the practice to create a more collaborative environment that benefits our Tampa Bay associates and the clients they serve.”
CBIZ MHM has served the Tampa Bay business community for over 30 years. As Senior Managing Director, Batz will direct strategic initiatives for the local office and represent the organization throughout the community. Batz succeeded long-time Tampa Bay Senior Managing Director, Bill Tapp.
“Having worked together for over 20 years, I am confident that Bob’s forward-thinking approach, passion for our people, serving the local community, and dedication to client satisfaction make him a natural fit for this position during a time of rapid change in our profession,” said Tapp. “Bob is representative of the culture of longevity at CBIZ MHM’s Tampa Bay office, and I am excited to see how it continues to grow under his leadership.”
Batz is among the 22% of associates in the Tampa Bay, Florida, office who have worked at CBIZ MHM for over 15 years.
CBIZ, Inc. is a leading provider of financial, insurance, and advisory services to businesses throughout the United States. Financial services include accounting, tax, government health care consulting, transaction advisory, risk advisory, and valuation services. Insurance services include employee benefits consulting, retirement plan consulting, property and casualty insurance, payroll, and human capital consulting. With more than 100 Company offices in 31 states, CBIZ is one of the largest accounting and insurance brokerage providers in the U.S. For more information, visit www.cbiz.com.
Members of the CBIZ MHM, LLC audit department provide their attest services through MHM P.C. (Mayer Hoffman McCann), an independent licensed CPA firm, and act under the direction and control of the owners of the firm.
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Source: CBIZ, Inc.