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HPG to Sponsor HFTP Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference

RALEIGH, N.C. (February 22, 2017) ― Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (“HPG”), a Triangle-based CPA firm serving the financial management needs of local, multistate, and international businesses, as well as their owners, will be sponsoring the 11th Annual Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (“HFTP”) Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference (“MSARC”) Thursday, February 23 through Saturday, February 25 at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown.

As a joint effort by the HFTP Chapters in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, the Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference brings together hospitality financial and technology professionals for continuing professional education and peer socializing. The MSARC has become one of HFTP’s longest-running and most successful regional events because of its affordable cost and intimate nature.

Liz Broadway, HPG Partner and Hospitality Practice Leader, will be moderating a panel discussion on “FASB Lease Accounting and Lending Considerations” at the Conference on Friday, February 24 at 1:00 p.m. Liz has 23 years of public accounting experience and leads the Firm’s tax practice. She is a member of the HFTP Central Carolina Chapter, as well as the NC Restaurant and Lodging Association. Rod Wilson, HPG Senior Audit Manager, will be on the panel. Rod has over ten years of experience in public accounting and heads the Firm’s Ag Biotech Practice. Rod will be joined by panelist Grady Jackson of First Tennessee Bank.

“HPG is honored and excited to be a silver sponsor for this conference. As we continue to grow our hospitality practice, this conference is a wonderful opportunity to share our knowledge in the area and network with other industry professionals,” says Liz Broadway.

HFTP is a global nonprofit hospitality association that uniquely understands the hospitality, financial, and technology industries. With thousands of members and stakeholders across the world, expert networks, research, and conferences, HFTP assists in finding solutions to industry problems more efficiently than any organization.

About Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP:
For more than 30 years, HPG, an independent North Carolina CPA firm, has served the needs of local, multistate, 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