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February 27, 2017

It is with great pleasure that CBIZ MHM Tampa Bay announces that the following employees have been promoted.

Audit Department

Manager

Senior Manager

Corbyn Galloway

Linden Arakawa

Rob Gilbride

Liz VanBroekhoven

Christian Richardson

 

 

Tax Department

Senior Associate

Manager

Senior Manager

Alicia McEwan

Mike Adkins

Denise Baker

 

Alicia Brown

Brandon Salem

 

Nevena Gundy

Matt White

 

“These employees add depth to an already incredible team of managers in our Tampa Bay practice” said Bill Tapp, Senior Managing Director.  “They have been a fundamental part of our success and commitment to building a high-performance culture. Congratulations on behalf of everyone at CBIZ MHM.”

For more information about our team in Tampa Bay, click here.



October 20, 2016

CBIZ MHM is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathan Smith to CBIZ’s National Tax Office (NTO), the central resource for the CBIZ MHM tax practice.  The NTO provides technical training, updates on new and changing legislation, consulting on complex matters, and oversight of the practices’ quality assurance measures. Through these activities, the NTO takes a leading role in generating tangible planning ideas and solutions and producing thought leadership materials to assist our clients in achieving their desired goals.

Prior to joining the NTO, Nathan spent more than 13 years as a Tax Senior Manager for the Tampa Bay office focusing on tax consulting and compliance for large corporations and partnerships. Nathan will be returning as a NTO Director and will have a wide variety of responsibilities including the following:

  • Researching and analyzing industry and Federal tax developments
  • Leading the development of practice aids and tactical approaches to responding to industry and Federal tax developments in a variety of subject matter areas
  • Strategizing with Managing Directors regarding tax planning in connection with existing client service plans, including facilitating client service teams in the client opportunity planning process
  • Leading data mining initiatives to identify segments of the client base that are ideal candidates
For questions regarding how the NTO helps our firm and can assist your business, please contact Nathan Smith at Nate.Smith@CBIZ.com.



August 8, 2016

Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Batz as Co-Attest Practice Leader (APL) for the firm’s Tampa Bay office.

Bob joins Bruce Murphy in this role and assumes responsibilities for practice growth, financial management, and operational matters as well as personnel development. Bruce will continue to lead the areas of quality control, risk management, and technical accounting and auditing matters. Both Bob and Bruce will maintain active client service and engagement management responsibilities.

“The role of Attest Practice Leader is critical to our success and is held by high impact leaders with a passion for delivering outstanding quality service to clients and a solid focus on practice and professional growth,” said Bill Tapp, Senior Managing Director, CBIZ MHM. “We look forward to executing our growth strategy and continuing to be a leading provider of attest services in the Tampa Bay area.”

Bob has been an integral member of the Tampa Bay office for 18 years and has experience in all aspects of audit, review, compilations, and business advisory services.  He works with numerous publicly traded companies and companies with international operations and is well versed in SEC reporting issues and the reporting requirements of employee benefit plans. Bob also plays a significant role in manager training and recruiting efforts.

Bob received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Florida. He is a CPA and a member of AICPA, FICPA, University of South Florida Alumni Association, Rotary of the Eastlake Sunrise, and the North Pinellas YMCA in East Lake Finance Committee. He is also a Leadership Pinellas graduate.

Congratulations to Bob on this excellent achievement!



August 2, 2016

100 companies made the cut in Florida Trend’s 8th annual Best Companies To Work For In Florida rankings and for the 3rd consecutive year, CBIZ & MHM Tampa Bay has made the list.  The Tampa Bay practice ranked 16th in the “Best Large Companies” category, recognizing those companies with more than 250 employees in the State of Florida.

Florida Trend partnered with the Best Companies Group to survey firms with at least 15 employees in Florida. The first part of the survey involved a questionnaire about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part went to a randomly selected group of each firm’s employees, who responded to statements on a five-point agreement scale. The questions focused on eight themes: Leadership and planning; corporate culture and communications; role satisfaction; work environment; relationship with supervisor; training and development; pay and benefits; and overall engagement.

To see the official announcement from Florida Trend, click here

This award is the third this year for the Tampa Bay practice, who was also named one of the
best places to work by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and a top workplace by the Tampa Bay Times.

Interested in working for our award-winning Tampa Bay team? Visit our Careers page.



June 3, 2016

CBIZ MHM is proud to announce the addition of Tom Rieger as Business Development Manager for its Memphis office.

Tom joins CBIZ MHM with more than 15 years of experience in business development, project management and fundraising.  He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Membership at the Greater Memphis Chamber.  Prior to that, Tom provided strategic consulting services and fundraising for many of the top 20 Chambers in the United States.

Tom’s role at CBIZ MHM will be to support and expand the organization's organic growth model through lead generation and cross-serving.

“Tom’s experience in consultative selling and creating collaborative relationships will be a great asset to our expanding office,” said Eustis Corrigan, Senior Managing Director in Memphis.  “His addition brings depth to our abilities to strengthen our current client base and build new business relationships in a market that is a critical growth engine for CBIZ MHM.”

Connect with Tom on LinkedIn here.



May 26, 2016

The CBIZ MHM Tampa Bay Career Academy Program was held May 9th and 10th at the Hilton in downtown St. Petersburg. The two-day program is designed specifically for accounting students to help them identify the skills they have, how to identify and work with the skills of teammates, and how to further develop the skills needed as they embark on their careers.

Tampa Bay experts lead sessions focused on learning how to work collaboratively in a professional setting. Highlights from this year’s program included a LinkedIn seminar, The Go Game team building exercise, networking best practices, and a career management group project. The students were also taken on a client tour at Great Bay Distributors.

For more information about our Career Academy and how to join our Tampa Bay team, visit our Campus Recruiting page.





April 21, 2016

Although busy season can be a daunting and stressful couple of months, it definitely has its perks.  Busy season gives employees the opportunity to come together to build a sense of camaraderie and team spirit.  It’s especially true when you add some fun activities into the mix to help maintain the team’s positive attitude.  

 

Here’s a glimpse into our Tampa Bay practice’s busy season:

 

Food is definitely a necessity for any office! Our staff enjoys nightly dinners catered from our favorite places in the Tampa Bay area, and you can’t forget about our infamous ice cream sundae bar where Managing Directors serve our staff.  A Super Bowl pizza luncheon allowed employees to wear their favorite NFL apparel, and our Rays Home Opener luncheon kicked off baseball season with some burgers, hot dogs, popcorn, and peanuts.  Talk about a home run!

 

Competitions! A little friendly competition can make the long hours go faster.  This year, our Tampa Bay office participated in the USF Firm Kickball Tournament, a March Madness Bracket challenge, and Corporate Sports Fest on St. Pete Beach.

 

Our weekly ‘Throwback Thursday (TBT)’ trivia included pictures from the past along with a themed trivia question for a chance to win gift cards to restaurants and shops around the area.

 

Sometimes you just need a little R & R.  Safari Oasis Massage provided massage and reflexology breaks to help our staff unwind and relieve stress.

 

Monthly happy hours during the busy season also give our team time to relax and enjoy a fun night out of the office.

 

For more information about how to join our team and grow your career with CBIZ MHM, click here.



April 12, 2016

For the 5th consecutive year, CBIZ & MHM Tampa Bay has been named one of the 2016 Top Workplaces by the Tampa Bay Times.  100 finalists in the Tampa Bay area were selected by Workplace Dynamics, an independent research firm.  To pick the Top Workplaces, Workplace Dynamics went straight to the experts — the employees.  The survey measured four metrics: the basics, organizational health, leadership, and engagement using a seven-point scale from Strongly Disagree through Neutral to Strongly Agree.

Here are just a couple of our employee comments:

  • “The leadership stands out as exceptional, which channels down into the team. The work is challenging and interesting.”
  • “Strong commitment to doing what is right and fair for everyone as well as making it a great place to work.”

“We are proud to be recognized for the 5th year in a row as a Top Workplace in the Tampa Bay area” says Bill Tapp, Senior Managing Director. “Our ability to attract and retain top talent directly contributes to our consistent growth, profitability, and future leadership.”

To see the official announcement from the Tampa Bay Times, click here

This award is the second this year for the Tampa Bay practice, who was also named one of the best places to work by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Interested in working for our award-winning Tampa Bay team? Visit our Careers page.





March 14, 2016

For the 11th consecutive year, CBIZ & MHM Tampa Bay has been named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.  Sixty finalists were selected by an independent research firm employing various research techniques to measure and manage employee engagement, loyalty and retention.  The employee survey measures engagement categories focusing on items including team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, manager effectiveness, compensation and benefits.

Bill Tapp, Senior Managing Director, commented, “We could not receive this honor without the amazing, talented and devoted CBIZ & MHM Tampa Bay employees.  We appreciate all their hard work and dedication. You cannot be the “Best” without the best – we truly have the best.”

As part of this year's nomination process and employee engagement surveys, CBIZ & MHM Tampa Bay was named a finalist in the category for biggest companies.  Scores and ranking will be announced at an awards ceremony at Topgolf Tampa on April 21st.

For more information about joining our award-winning Tampa Bay team, visit our Careers page.



February 1, 2016

CBIZ MHM Tampa Bay is proud to announce the promotions of Senior Manager Shaun McClung and Senior Manager Tom Steiner to the position of Managing Director.

Shaun has more than 15 years of experience managing tax engagements for clients operating as multi-entity corporations, S corporations or partnerships in a variety of industries. In addition to his tax compliance responsibilities, Shaun also helps with a broad range of tax consulting matters, such as tax provision calculations, IRS and state tax examinations, accounting method changes, tax due diligence, restructuring issues and real estate transactions.

“Shaun has been an integral part of our practice since joining us just over five years ago.” said Bill Tapp, Senior Managing Director, CBIZ MHM Tampa Bay. “Not only has Shaun served our clients with excellence since joining us but he has also been a strong mentor and positive role model for all of our team members.”

Shaun received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from West Chester University. He is a CPA and a member of AICPA, FICPA, and the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Finance Committee. Shaun also serves as Treasurer for St. Raphael’s Home and School Association Board of Directors and is a graduate of both Tampa Connection and Leadership St. Pete.

Tom has more than 15 years of experience, including 13 years with CBIZ & MHM, in all aspects of audit, review and compilation services. He serves both publicly traded and privately owned entities. Tom also has extensive knowledge of the reporting requirements of employee benefit plans.

“Tom is always willing to take on more responsibility and to step up and do more whenever the need arises.” said Tapp. “He is well regarded for his high level of integrity and his strong work ethic within the attest practice as well as throughout the entire Tampa Bay business unit.”

Tom received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and his Master of Accountancy from the University of South Florida. He is a CPA and a member of AICPA, FICPA, and the Advisory Board of Directors for the YMCA of the Suncoast. Tom is also a Leadership Pinellas graduate.

Congratulations to both Shaun on Tom on this excellent achievement!



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