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Atlanta, GA  (April 30, 2015) – CBIZ Valuation Group, one of the nation’s leading valuation services provider, today announced the hiring of William C. (“Wick”) Smith as a Managing Director – Financial Valuation in its Atlanta office. 

Mr. Smith is a seasoned management professional with a demonstrated history of performance and results in the financial services industry. He has a highly successful track record in establishing and growing transactions services practices on both a regional and national basis. Mr. Smith has over 20 years of experience in managing a broad array of financial advisory projects, including transaction advisory, fairness/solvency opinions, and valuations, establishing an exceptional reputation with both clients and referral sources. He has worked with companies in many industries, including healthcare, technology, manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment and transportation.

“Wick’s vast experience is a powerful addition to our group,” stated David Bowerman, President and COO of CBIZ Valuation Group. “His comprehensive expertise will significantly contribute to CBIZ Valuation Group’s continued growth and success.”

Prior to joining CBIZ Valuation Group, Mr. Smith was a Managing Director with HCG Software, LLC.  He spent a large portion of his career at Houlihan Lokey, as a Managing Director in charge of the Southeast region, and Co-Head of the firm’s International Tax and Financial Reporting practice.  Before Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Smith held management positions with both KPMG and Ernst & Young. Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.  He holds a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Cornell University.

A subsidiary of CBIZ, Inc., CBIZ Valuation Group, LLC, has extensive expertise in the valuation of tangible and intangible assets, contracts, securities, debt instruments, partnership interests and litigation claims.  CBIZ Valuation Group has assisted many Fortune 500 and middle-market clients in valuing aspects of their business for internal planning purposes, tax planning, financial reporting, merger and acquisition planning and due diligence, litigation support and bankruptcy proceedings in many different industries.  For more information about CBIZ Valuation Group, please call 770-858-4423 or visit

CBIZ, Inc. provides professional business services that help clients better manage their finances and employees.  CBIZ provides its clients with financial services including accounting, tax, financial advisory, government health care consulting, risk advisory, real estate consulting, and valuation services.  Employee services include employee benefits consulting, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan consulting, payroll, life insurance, HR consulting, and executive recruitment.  As one of the largest accounting, insurance brokerage and valuation companies in the United States, the Company’s services are provided through 100 Company offices in 34 states.


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