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HPG Partner Adam Buchanan Named Triangle Business Journal 2016 40 Under 40 Leadership Award Winner

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 12, 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, congratulates Adam Buchanan, firm partner, for being named to the Triangle Business Journal’s2016 class of 40 Under 40 Leadership Award Winners. The 40 Under 40 awards recognize outstanding professionals under the age of 40 for their contributions to their organizations and to the community.

“I am extremely proud and humbled to be recognized in this manner,” says Buchanan. It is a true honor to be included in a group of such dynamic and impactful members of our community. I am fortunate to be able to give back to a community that has given so much to me.”

Buchanan joined HPG in 2013 as a partner in the Firm’s corporate tax practice focusing on large, complex multi-state taxpayers, many of whom are SEC registrant companies. His specialties include accounting for income taxes in financial statements, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border transactions. Additionally, he serves as the partner leader of the “Reaching Out” initiative, a Firm-sponsored program aimed at providing a venue for younger staff to develop their professional presence and business development skills.   Outside of HPG, Buchanan serves as a Board Member and Treasurer of Habitat for Humanity of Wake County.

“Adam is truly a leader both in our firm and in the Triangle,” said Brooks Malone, HPG Partner and Executive Committee member. “As the head of several of the Firm’s largest practice areas, he helps drive the growth and success of the Firm from a business perspective. And as a leader of our internal Reaching Out group, he promotes the growth and success of our people. His leadership is evident in his work with Habitat for Humanity in the community as well. We are pleased to have such a forward-thinking leader as a part of our Firm and the Triangle community.”

This year’s class will be honored at an awards luncheon June 24 at Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. For more information, click here.

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