RALEIGH, N.C. (October 6, 2009) Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (www.hpg.com), the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announces today the addition of Melinda Hager to its tax practice.
“New clients, coupled with increased demand for strategic consulting services from our existing customer base, have driven the need for experienced additions like Melinda to our growing tax practice,” says Amy Smith, HPG tax team leader. “Melinda’s experience will deepen our expertise in addressing tax issues impacting partnerships and high net worth individuals.”
Hager holds a Masters of Science degree in taxation from Northeastern University and has more than 17 years of experience at regional accounting firms.
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.