RALEIGH, N.C. (October 21, 2009) Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (www.hpg.com), the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announced today that Amy Stafford received the Rookie of the Year Award from the Raleigh Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (www.nawicraleigh.org/Welcome.html). Stafford, a tax in-charge accountant at HPG, focuses on clients within the construction and real estate industries and is a member of the firm’s state and local taxes service team.
“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by the NAWIC,” said Stafford. “The organization does so much to promote education and community involvement, and I am glad to be able to assist in this.”
Stafford joined the NAWIC Raleigh Chapter in June 2007. She served on its board of directors for the 2008-2009 year, has been active on several committees, and has been the WIC Week committee chairwoman for the past two years.
“Amy is well deserving of this recognition,” said Kent Pittman, HPG partner. “Her commitment to excellence reaches beyond the professional environment and is exemplified through her work in the community.”
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 www.hpg.com.