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HPG to Sponsor Life Sciences Forum on December 6th

Industries: International Business, Healthcare

Services: Wealthcare

RALEIGH, N.C. (December 2, 2016) ― 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 Life Sciences Forum 2016 on Tuesday, December 6th at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

This quarter’s event, titled From Startup to a Billion Dollar Exit –The Covis Story,” will feature a panel of experts discussing relevant insights regarding the merger and financing environment, industry trends and development, and how a company achieved worldwide sales growth through license agreements and efficient structuring, ultimately leading to a billion dollar exit.

Panelists will include Jack Davis, former CEO of Covis Pharmaceutical, Sàrl; Sean King, President and Managing Director of Align Global Consulting; and Banks Bourne, CEO and Senior Managing Director of Bourne Partners. The session will be moderated by Tim C. Gupton, retired HPG Partner, and Financial Advisor of HPG Wealthcare Advisors, LLC.

Tim Gupton has over 40 years of public accounting experiences. He joined HPG in 1992 and has served as the start-up CFO for eight biopharmaceutical companies in the Triangle. Tim was a founder and general partner of Research Triangle Ventures. He was also a founder of HPG Family Office, LLC.

The Life Sciences Forum is a quarterly series that convenes life science industry leaders to discuss important issues relevant to growing their businesses. By participating in these events, you will help to build a stronger community and drive innovation in our region. You can learn more about the event, and register to attend here:

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

About HPG Wealthcare Advisors, LLC:

At HPG Wealthcare Advisors, we personalize our solutions for each client’s wealth management needs in order to help them REACH success and achieve their unique financial goals. We work with our clients each step of the way to make sure they are able to live the life they have always wanted. Through proactive collaboration and honest, upfront advice, HPG Wealthcare Advisors provides comprehensive personalized wealth management solutions that educate and guide clients and complement the expertise of our partner CPA firm, Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP.

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