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Brooks Malone Joins NCWTA Board

Services: Audit and Accounting

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 30, 2009) – Brooks Malone, partner at Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (, the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, has been appointed to the Triangle Chapter of the North Carolina World Trade Association’s board of directors. Malone will serve on the organization’s finance committee for a three-year term.

“With more than 20 years in accounting, as well as extensive international and nonprofit experience, Brooks will be a tremendous asset to our organization,” says Teresa Spangler, president of the North Carolina World Trade Association Triangle Chapter. “We are excited to have him on board.”

The NCWTA serves individuals involved in international trade and promotes commerce between North Carolina and global organizations. It hosts a variety of educational and newsworthy programs on cutting-edge international trade issues and provides networking opportunities. Events include programs on NAFTA, foreign trade zones, customs, international economic forecasts, and doing business overseas.

“It’s an honor to be selected to serve alongside area leaders in manufacturing, law, finance, logistics and other related services,” Malone adds. “Our collective energy will be a benefit as we work to extend the Triangle’s reach into the global community.”

About Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG):

HPG is the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, as ranked by the Triangle Business Journal. Furthermore, Business Leader magazine ranked HPG as the fifth most successful small business in North Carolina in 2008. HPG is able to provide national and global accounting resources to its clients through the CPAmerica firm network of 701 offices worldwide. HPG offers a wide array of business accounting, auditing, corporate tax, and management advisory services. Specialties include serving owner-managed, investor-backed technology and life science, healthcare services, real estate development, manufacturing and distribution businesses, and providing ERISA audits, family wealthcare services and Sarbanes-Oxley internal audit services. More than just an accounting firm, HPG assists clients in looking beyond the bottom line by being the right people, right value and right firm to achieve each client’s definition of success. Visit

About North Carolina World Trade Association:

The North Carolina World Trade Association (NCWTA) serves professionals involved in the trade of goods and services internationally. The organization also promotes the growth of international commerce between North Carolina and the world. Recognized as the “voice of international trade in North Carolina,” NCWTA acts as a nerve-center for individuals, companies, and organizations that seek trade expansion for the state. More information is available at