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HPG Wins MetroBravo Award for a Second Consecutive Year

RALEIGH, N.C. (August 4, 2009) Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (, the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announces today that for the second year in a row it is the recipient of Metro Magazine’s MetroBravo award as a top local accounting firm. Along with additional winners, the firm is featured in the magazine’s July 2009 issue.

The Eastern North Carolina MetroBravo awards are selected from the responses to an open-ended Metro Magazine reader poll. Readers name companies in dozens of categories and services. Companies with the most nominations in each of their respective categories are named as winners.

“It is a true reward to have the approval of Metro Magazinereaders,” says J. Mark Livingston, HPG partner and executive committee member. “It is important to us that we provide excellent service to our clients, and this award recognizes our commitment to meeting and exceeding client expectations.”

The MetroBravo award further adds to HPG’s reputation as a top business in the Triangle and beyond. The firm has also received the 2009 Pinnacle Entrepreneurial Award from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, and has been named as a top North Carolina business for 2009 by Business Leader Media.

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