Raleigh, North Carolina (PressExposure) September 03, 2008 -- Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG), the largest locally owned and managed certified public accounting firm in the Triangle, announces today Beth Traynham is the recipient of Triangle Business Journal's 2008 Top 25 Women in Business Award.
"Beth is exemplary in her field because she understands the value of relationship building," says Kent Pittman, HPG partner and executive committee member. "Her considerable investment of time and talent to enhance the lives of others is an inspiration to us all."
Traynham has served on numerous boards and executive committees including treasurer for Make-A-Wish, board director for Artsplosure and, more currently, board and finance committee member for Intrahealth, an international organization dedicated to mobilizing local resources to create sustainable and accessible health care in developing countries. Traynham also serves as treasurer and board member of the N.C. Triangle Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. As a founding member of Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women, she is the recipient of the Best Professional Service Champion Award.
Traynham is a veteran CPA with areas of concentration including corporate and individual tax, trusts, and estate and retirement planning. Her practice covers many service-based businesses, notably venture capital, real estate and healthcare providers. Identifying a need in the community, she also spearheaded adding divorce planning/litigation support to HPG's offerings.