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Thomas H. Fagley

Certified Public Accountant
North Carolina Certificate #28780
(919) 232-5918


Tom is currently the leader of the Firm’s life science practice and has 24 years of experience, 18 in public accounting and six in private practice.  He started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an audit associate.  Tom was previously a controller and CFO with a sports travel company.  Tom joined Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP in November 2006, and became a partner in January 2014.

Tom works with both public and nonpublic companies.  Tom’s primary focus is life science clients.  In addition to being an audit partner, Tom provides interim chief financial officer services to private companies and SEC reporting services for public companies.  Tom has experience with biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, contract research organizations, software, professional services, distribution, and venture capital funds.

Education and Professional Affiliations

B.S., Aviation Business Administration
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, December 1994

Master of Accounting
North Carolina State University, May 1999

North Carolina Certificate #28780

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

North Carolina Association of CPAs

Community Affiliations

Leadership Raleigh 31, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Graduate
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina, Finance Committee Member, former Treasurer
North Carolina Biosciences Organization, Treasurer
SportsQuest Ministries, Board Member