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Lance Hardin Joins HPG Tax Practice

Services: Tax

RALEIGH, N.C. (January 02, 2009) – Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (, the largest locally owned and managed, independent CPA firm with statewide reach in North Carolina, announces today the addition of Lance Hardin to its tax practice.

“Lance brings superior organizational skills and expertise to the firm’s tax practice,” says Amy Smith, tax team leader. “He will be an important member of our team as we continue to grow.”

Hardin will be a manager in the tax practice. Prior to HPG, he spent thirteen years with a big four accounting firm. Hardin has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from East Carolina University.

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