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HPG Strongly Supports Successful Komen for the Cure

Industries: Not-For-Profit

RALEIGH, NC (June 23rd, 2008) – Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG) today announced its involvement with the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure. Over 25 staff members participated in the runs and showed strong support for the cause.

“We’re very proud to have had Beth Traynham serve as the treasurer for the race again this year.” said Fred Hathaway, Director of Marketing & Business Development. “We’re trying to give back to the community in multiples of 25 to celebrate our 25 year anniversary this year and we so appreciate Beth’s leadership.” Beth Traynham is a partner with the firm and brings over 15 years of CPA experience to Komen as well as her clients. HPG advises owner-managed, investor-backed and public companies. We partner with the ownership team of a privately held business to define a successful relationship and develop a plan to meet their needs.

HPG serves clients in a variety of industries and is particularly committed to knowledge-based industries, construction & real estate, manufacturing & distribution, healthcare provider groups, and employee benefit plan audits.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure was named one of America’s 100 Best Charities by Worth Magazine. The magazine credited Komen for the Cure as the creator of the “now famous and widely imitated Race for the Cure®”. To date, Komen for the Cure has invested $1 billion in research, education and health services.

What an incredible day we had on Saturday, June 14! Thanks to everyone who attended the Race, participated in Sleep-In for the Cure, raised money, donated money/goods/services and supported this incredible cause. Komen NC Triangle had at least 23,700 registered participants this year, and raised over $1.9 million to date.

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