CBIZ Acquires Insurance Agency Weekes & Callaway, Inc.

Cleveland- based CBIZ Inc. (FY13 net revenue of $532 million) announced that it has acquired Weekes & Callaway Inc. (W&C), of Delray Beach, Fla., effective Nov. 1.

Founded in 1954, W&C is a full-service insurance brokerage firm offering clients a complete line of services including commercial lines, personal lines, risk management and employee benefits. W&C provides insurance services to many industries and has developed a nationally recognized expertise in providing insurance products and services to the private golf, yacht and country club communities.

Steve Gerard, chairman and CEO of CBIZ says, “The acquisition of Weekes & Callaway is an important step in continuing to build out our national footprint. This acquisition will further strengthen our presence in Florida and expand our profile in the club industry. Lee, Mike and their team have an excellent reputation in Florida and we look forward to growing our business together. We are particularly eager to provide expanded property and casualty products and services to our clients in this region.”

Leon Weekes, CEO, and J. Michael Callaway, president of Weekes & Callaway together say, “We are very excited to become part of a world-class organization such as CBIZ. Most appealing about joining CBIZ is the cultural fit as well as its national scope and reputation. We have very similar philosophies on how best to serve our clients while being mindful of what’s best for our employees. We very much look forward to the additional resources we will be able to offer our clients.”