HPG Boosts International Practice with Transfer Pricing Leader


RALEIGH, N.C. (August 9, 2018) ― Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (“HPG”), a Triangle-based CPA firm serving the financial management needs of local, multistate, and international businesses, as well as their owners, announces the addition of Michael Arena as leader of its transfer pricing practice.

“We are thrilled to have Michael join HPG’s international team,” says Heather Dean, HPG Partner and Executive Committee Member.  “Combining his years of experience in the area of transfer pricing with the Firm’s depth of knowledge serving international clients, we greatly enhance our ability to service this industry segment and continue to grow the Firm’s international practice.”

Michael joined HPG from PwC where he provided transfer pricing services to clients ranging from mid-size to Fortune 500 companies. He has also been a frequent instructor on transfer pricing matters for tax and transfer pricing professionals, tax attorneys, and foreign tax authorities. In addition to a degree in Finance from Georgetown University, Michael received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri.

HPG’s international practice serves clients in jurisdictions all over the world, providing proactive solutions to ensure that their inbound or outbound plans efficiently lay a foundation to reach success.

About Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP: 
For more than 30 years, HPG, an independent, North Carolina CPA firm, has served the needs of local, multistate, and international businesses. More than just an accounting firm, HPG’s mission is working together to REACH success. The firm utilizes specialized teams to address the unique tax, audit, accounting, and advisory needs of owner-managed and investor-owned clients across a wide range of industries.  

The firm is a member of CPAmerica International and an affiliate member of Crowe Global. HPG CPAs leverage these memberships to provide national and global accounting expertise and resources for the firm’s clients. Visit www.hpg.com.