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HPG Completes Leadership Raleigh Training

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 9, 2010) Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (, the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, congratulates CPA Liz Broadway for graduating from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Raleigh program ( Broadway is senior manager of the HPG tax team and a leader on the firm’s construction and real estate team.

Leadership Raleigh is a nine-month program that emphasizes teamwork, community involvement and enhancing leadership skills. Broadway is one of 51 graduates to complete the 2009/2010 Leadership Raleigh program. Graduation was held on June 3, 2010.

“I enjoyed working alongside such a talented and diverse group of Triangle professionals,” says Broadway. “My experience with Leadership Raleigh has not only provided valuable skills to better serve my clients, but has also helped prepare me to continue making a positive difference in the community.”

Broadway and four team members were able to help build a sensory riding trail for Horse and Buddy (, a nonprofit organization that offers therapeutic riding programs that help people with special needs.

HPG has a long history of active involvement in the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Broadway joins fellow HPG associates Brooks Malone, Larry Hamilton, Heather Dean, and Tim Naylor as graduates of the program.

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. 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. HPG is a member of CPAmerica International and affiliated with the Horwath alliances of firms, with offices worldwide. The firm leverages this to provide national and global accounting resources to its clients. 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 organizations, healthcare services, real estate development, manufacturing and distribution businesses, as well as providing ERISA audits, family wealthcare services and Sarbanes-Oxley internal audit services.

HPG has remained committed to advancing a thriving Triangle community since its founding in 1983. In recognition, the firm is the recipient of two Pinnacle Business Awards by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce; the 2009 Large Entrepreneurial Business Award and the 2010 Integrity in Business Award. Several HPG partners are also the recipients of excellence awards, including the CED Outstanding Service and Entrepreneurial awards, Business Leader Magazine’s Impact Financial Leader and Dealmaker recognitions, and the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and Women in Business awards. Visit of follow HPG on Twitter at