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HPG Named to Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For List

Services: Tax

RALEIGH, N.C. (August 11, 2016) ― Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG), a Triangle-based CPA firm serving the financial management needs of local, multi-state and international businesses, as well as their owners, has been named as one of the 2016 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For.

The annual survey and awards program, which is conducted in partnership with Best Companies Group, is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting profession, benefiting its economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 100 companies.

“Being recognized for our commitment to excellence is an honor, yet receiving an award based on positive feedback from our employees is truly special,” said Kent Pittman, HPG partner. “We take great pride in having a team-based culture that embodies our values of honesty, excellence, client satisfaction, hard work, and a balanced life.”

Companies from across the United States entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.

HPG provides tax, assurance, and consulting services to owner-managed, investor-backed and publicly held companies. The firm is committed to a business and personal model based on REACH, a set of core values which include Respect for relationships and results, Excellence, A balanced life, Client Satisfaction, and Honesty and integrity.  In addition to a standard package of benefits, HPG provides wellness and assistance programs that allow employees to properly balance work and life.

“HPG’s dedication to living its core values genuinely makes it an exceptional place to work,” said Linda Yoquelet, Director of Human Resources. “Our success is driven by the dedication of our employees, so it is gratifying to receive this recognition that honors the contributions of all of our great team members.”

For more information on Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For program, visit

About Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG): For more than 30 years, HPG, an independent, North Carolina CPA firm, has served the needs of local, multi-state and international businesses. More than just an accounting firm, HPG’s mission is working together to REACH success. The Firm utilizes specialized teams to address the unique tax, audit, accounting, and advisory needs of owner-managed and investor-owned clients across a wide range of industries.

The Firm is a member of CPAmerica International and an affiliate member of Crowe Horwath International. HPG CPAs leverage these memberships to provide national and global accounting expertise and resources for the Firm’s clients. Visit