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R. Brooks Malone III

Certified Public Accountant
North Carolina Certificate #19337
(919) 232-5905


Brooks has 34 years of public accounting experience. He joined Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP in 1990 and became a partner in 1997. Prior to joining HPG, Brooks worked at McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Brooks works with clients in a variety of industries including information technology, medical device, life science and biotechnology, construction and real estate, service companies, and nonprofit organizations. Brooks’ areas of concentration include financial reporting, business consulting, and financial planning.

Brooks also leads the technology practice team that serves high-growth and investor-backed technology companies and their founders and executives including software, SaaS, hardware, and related industries.

Education and Professional Affiliations

B.A., Accounting
B.A., Business Management
Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society
North Carolina State University (NCSU), 1988

NCSU School of Accounting Advisory Board Member

North Carolina Certificate #19337

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

North Carolina Association of CPAs

Community Affiliations

NC State University Club, Audit Committee Chair
National Eagle Scout Association (Eagle Class of 1982), Member
Leadership Raleigh 11, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Graduate
Leadership Raleigh Hall of Fame Award, 2011
Triangle Business Journal “40 Under 40” Award, 2005

Former Board Activities (no longer active):

  • Hospice of Wake County, former Treasurer of Board of Directors
  • Hospice of Wake County Foundation, former Treasurer and Chairman of Board of Trustees
  • Kiwanis of North Raleigh, former Treasurer and Director
  • Raleigh Jaycees, former Treasurer and Director
  • Council for Entrepreneurial Development:
    • Board of Directors
    • 2008 Outstanding Service to Entrepreneurs Award
    • 2007 Winner of Board Sponsorship Drive
    • 2008 Winner of Board Membership Drive
    • FastTrac Tech Instructor