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8/4/2016 Member News
Bob Batz Named Tampa Bay Co-Attest Practice Leader


Clearwater, FL (August 3, 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.
Batz joins Bruce Murphy in this role and assumes responsibilities for practice growth, financial management, and operational matters as well as personnel development. Murphy will continue to lead the areas of quality control, risk management, and technical accounting and auditing matters. Both Batz and Murphy 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.”
Batz 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. Batz also plays a significant role in manager training and recruiting efforts.
Batz received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Florida. He is a CPA and a member of AICPA, FICPA, and the University of South Florida Alumni Association. Batz is also a Leadership Pinellas graduate.

Founded in 1954, Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. now has 35 offices nationwide and over 265 shareholders. MHM specializes in attest services for mid-market and growing businesses, not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. Services include financial statement audits of public and private companies, employee benefit plan audits, audits over internal controls of service organizations (formerly known as SAS 70), reviews, compilations, litigation support and reports on performance of agreed-upon procedures.
Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.’s expertise can be supplemented with resources available through its close association with CBIZ. A national company, CBIZ offers customized business solutions in such areas as advisory and tax; benefits consulting and administration; human resources; payroll and valuation. CBIZ, a public company, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CBZ.
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