HPG Partner Named to International Advisory Board

From: HPG
Published: Thu Feb 05 2009

Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG) (www.hpg.com), the second largest CPA firm in North Carolina that is owned and managed locally by its member-partners, announces today the appointment of R. Brooks Malone III to the advisory board of The International Accounting Group (TIAG®) (www.TIAGnet.com), a global network of accounting firms.

As a member of the TIAG advisory board, Malone will advance network growth and assure group members continue their commitment to the highest levels of client service.

“Brooks’ ability to evaluate and anticipate important trends in the industry, and his commitment to client service, make him a great fit for the advisory board,” says Peter Appleton Jones, chairman and founder of TIAG. “We look forward to his counsel as we continue to grow TIAG worldwide.”

Malone, a partner at HPG, heads up the firm’s Knowledge-Based Industries practice. This group serves investor-backed life science and IT companies. His areas of concentration include financial reporting, business consulting and financial planning.

“Now more than ever, accounting firms need to develop relationships worldwide,” says Malone. “Clients frequently need counsel in addressing tax and other financial matters for out-of-state business activities. Being able to tap into the expertise of trusted colleagues around the globe is a significant benefit.”

In addition to the TIAG advisory board, Malone currently serves on the board of directors for the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED). He is a contributor to the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Tech curriculum and has served on the board of directors and as treasurer for Wake County Hospice, the Kiwanis Club of North Raleigh and the Raleigh Jaycees.

About Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG):
HPG is the most successful 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: entrepreneurship consulting, ERISA audits, family wealthcare and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. More than just an accounting firm, HPG assists clients in looking beyond the bottom linesm by being the right firm, right value and right people to achieve each client’s definition of success. Visit www.hpg.com.

About TIAG®:
Established in 2003 by The Appleton Group, TIAG is a global network of quality accounting firms with 95 member firms in 57 countries throughout the world. TIAG provides its members and their clients with the combined strength and broad scope of services made possible by a worldwide association of prominent local firms. Visit www.TIAGnet.com.

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