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Beth S. Traynham

Certified Public Accountant
North Carolina Certificate #20810
btraynham@hpg.com
(919) 232-5907

Experience

Beth is a veteran CPA with areas of concentration including corporate and individual tax, trusts, and estate and retirement planning. Her practice covers many service-based businesses, notably venture capital, real estate, and healthcare providers. Beth joined HPG in 1993, and was named a partner in 1999. Identifying a need in the community, she also spearheaded the addition of two unique client offerings in 2008 – family office services and divorce planning/litigation support.

Actively involved in nonprofit and professional associations, Beth is currently a Board Member at IntraHealth International, serving on finance and governance committees. She also serves as Treasurer and Board Member of the N.C. Triangle Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. As a founding member of Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women, she is the recipient of the Best Professional Service Champion Award. In 2008, she received the Triangle Business Journal’s  Top 25 Women in Business Award.

Prior to joining HPG, Beth spent several years in leadership positions at McGladrey & Pullen and Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.

Education and Professional Affiliations

B.A., Business Administration, B.A., Economics, summa cum laude
North Carolina State University, 1977

M.S., Management, Summa Cum Laude
North Carolina State University, 1979

B.A., Accounting, Summa Cum Laude
North Carolina State University, 1992

North Carolina Certificate #20810

Certificate of Educational Achievement – Tax Planning and Advising for Closely Held Businesses, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1998

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

North Carolina Association of CPAs

Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women, Founding Member

Community Affiliations

Wake Community Foundation, Board of Directors
IntraHealth International, Finance and Governance Committee Member
N.C. Triangle Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Board Member and Treasurer
Wake County Community Foundation
Top 25 Women In Business Award, Triangle Business Journal, 2008
Impact 25 Financial Leader, Business Leader Magazine, 2008
Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women, Champion Award
North Carolina Katherine B. Guthrie Gold Award
National Elija Watt Sells Award for Distinctive Performance on the May 1992 CPA examination