CBIZ Inc. recently acquired substantially all the assets of Brinig Taylor Zimmer, Inc. of San Diego, and QBA Benefits, LLC of Cleveland, CBIZ announced in separate news releases last week.The Brinig Taylor Zimmer, Inc. acquisition was effective Sept. 1 and the QBA Benefits, LLC acquisition was effective Aug. 1.

Brinig Taylor Zimmer, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is a specalized financial consulting firm providing forensic accounting, litigation consulting and business valuation services. It has 17 employees and approximately $4 million in revenue, according to the release.

“Our forensic and financial services national practice has known and worked with the (Brinig Taylor Zimmer) team for years,” said Jerry Grisko, president and CEO of CBIZ, in the release. “In addition to being one of the largest forensic accounting providers of its kind, (Brinig Taylor Zimmer) is also one of the most experienced and respected firms in San Diego. This acquisition will add significant depth to our existing forensic accounting practice. We look forward to our new relationship with the (Brinig Taylor Zimmer) team.”

Established in 2018, QBA is an employee benefits agency serving small and mid-sized clients across many industries including service, technology, energy and manufacturing. QBA has eight employees and about $2.3 million in revenue, according to the release.

“We’re excited to welcome QBA to the CBIZ family,” Grisko said in the release. “This acquisition brings additional depth and leadership to our employee benefits operations and rounds out the full breadth of CBIZ service offerings in Northeast Ohio. We look forward to working with James (Harmon, managing partner) and the QBA team to further grow our Ohio market.”

Harmon said in the release, “We are excited to join CBIZ. CBIZ’s mission of providing exceptional advice and service is the same as what QBA believes and has been able to deliver since our start. The additional resources that CBIZ brings will help us continue to provide the very best to our clients.”

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