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HPG Recognized as a Top NC Business for Second Year

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 18, 2009) – Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (, the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announced today that it has been selected as one of the top 100 small businesses in North Carolina for the second consecutive year, as ranked by Business Leader Media. HPG was chosen from more than 280 nominations demonstrating significant business achievement and community involvement.

“It was an honor to be recognized as a top business, but an even greater honor to be selected for the second year in a row,” said Kent Pittman, HPG Partner and Executive Committee member.

The June issue of Business Leader magazine will list the rankings and be distributed in three markets: Charlotte, the Triad, and the Triangle.

HPG and other Triangle winners were honored during the 2009 Top 100 NC Small Business Event held June 17, 2009 at the Sheraton in Downtown Raleigh, one of three simultaneous events across the state. The other two were held in Greensboro and Charlotte.

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