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HPG Honored Among Triangle’s Best Places to Work

RALEIGH, N.C. (September 21, 2009) Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (, the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, has been selected as a 2009 Best Places to Work by the Triangle Business Journal.

The Best Places to Work winners ( are selected from the results of an independent study by Quantum Market Research. HPG is recognized among mid-sized companies with 51 to 150 employees.

“Being recognized in the community for our commitment to excellence is an honor, yet receiving an award based on positive feedback from our employees is truly special,” says Kent Pittman, HPG partner. “Our success is driven by the dedication of our employees.”

HPG provides tax, assurance and consulting services to owner-managed, investor-backed and publicly held companies. The firm stresses the importance of open communication and is dedicated to employee education, forming the HPG Academy in 2008. In addition to a standard package of benefits, HPG provides wellness and assistance programs that allow employees to properly balance work and life.

“The HPG environment is that of a strong and extremely supportive team with a common focus on providing our clients with the best possible service,” says Erica Gonzalez, HPG tax-in-charge. “We build on each other’s strengths, leveraging the diverse knowledge and wisdom acquired from our past experiences.”

HPG and other winners are highlighted in a special section of the September 18 issue.

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