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Washington, D.C. 20549









February 6, 2023

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)



CBIZ, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-32961   22-2769024

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



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(IRS Employer

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6050 Oak Tree Boulevard, South, Suite 500

Cleveland, Ohio 44131

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


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Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Common Stock per value $0.01 per share   CBZ   New York Stock Exchange

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Item 5.02(d)

Election of New Director.

Effective February 6, 2023, the Board of CBIZ, Inc. (the “Company”) expanded the number of its directors to eleven and appointed Mr. Rodney A. Young to serve as an independent Director of CBIZ, Inc. Mr. Young will serve through the 2023 Annual Meeting, at which time he is expected to stand for election. As a non-employee director he will receive the standard compensation for a CBIZ non-employee director as outlined in the Company’s proxy statements. As a new director he has been granted 50,000 immediately vested options as of February 8, 2023. Mr. Young is not a party to any related party transactions outlined in Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. Young will serve as an independent director of the Board. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 8.01

Other Events.

On February 7, 2023, the Board of CBIZ, Inc. (the “Company”) authorized the continuation of the Company’s Share Repurchase Program, which has been renewed annually for the past nineteen years. This authorization renews the 5 million share authorization currently in place which expires on March 31, 2023. The Board of Directors of the Company has authorized the purchase of up to 5 million additional shares of its outstanding common stock to be obtained in open market, privately negotiated, or 10b5-1 trading plan purchases through March 31, 2024.

As of December 31, 2022, CBIZ had 50,180,154 shares of common stock outstanding. CBIZ’s Board of Directors believes that the repurchase plan is a prudent use of the Company’s financial resources, and that investing in its own shares is an attractive use of capital and an efficient means to provide value to CBIZ stockholders. CBIZ anticipates that it will obtain all of the funds necessary to purchase shares under the repurchase program, and to pay related fees and expenses, from operating cash flow and by borrowing under its credit facility. This authorization allows such purchases to the extent permitted under the Company’s current or any future credit facility, without further amendment.


Item 9.01(d)



Exhibit 99.1    Press Release of CBIZ, Inc. dated August 9, 2023, announcing appointment to the CBIZ Board of Directors.
Exhibit 104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: February 10, 2023
CBIZ, Inc.

/s/ Michael W. Gleespen

Name:   Michael W. Gleespen
Title:   Corporate Secretary

Exhibit 99.1


CLEVELAND (February 9, 2023) – CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) (“the Company”), a leading national provider of financial, insurance and advisory services, today announced the appointment of Rodney A. Young as independent director to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective February 6, 2023.

Mr. Young is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Delta Dental of Minnesota, one of the nation’s largest oral health insurance companies. Mr. Young has held this role since 2012. Prior to joining Delta Dental of Minnesota, Mr. Young was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Angeion Corporation (now MGC Diagnostics Corporation), a public medical technology cardio-pulmonary diagnostic and consumer health management company. Mr. Young also previously held the Chair for the Board of Directors, Director, Chief Executive Officer and President roles for LecTec Corporation, a public disposable medical products and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals company.

Mr. Young is active in both the business and non-profit communities in Minnesota and the Greater Twin Cities region. He currently serves as a Board Director and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Chair of the Minnesota Business Partnership. He also received The Sanneh Foundation’s Business Honoree Award in 2019 in recognition of his business leadership and community impact.

Jerry Grisko, President and CEO of CBIZ, said, “We are pleased to welcome Rodney Young to the CBIZ Board of Directors. Mr. Young brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Board including a deep understanding of the insurance industry and governance best practices given his prior experience on four public company boards. Mr. Young is a recognized business and community leader, and I am confident that he will be an invaluable contributor to CBIZ at a time of exciting growth for our Company.”

Mr. Young holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Truman State University in Missouri and has completed additional business studies at Lewis University in Illinois.

About CBIZ

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 120 offices in 32 states, CBIZ is one of the largest accounting and insurance brokerage providers in the U.S. For more information, visit www.cbiz.com.