People on the move, 11/21/13

Larson Gross PLLC has announced two new partners on its ownership team: Josh Turrell and Kelli Visser, both certified public accountants. They will begin as partners on Jan. 1.

Turrell joined the firm in 2005 after spending four years with a public accounting firm in Tacoma. He has expertise in public accounting, specializing in both audit and attest services, as well as tax planning and preparation for corporations and individuals. He is a graduate of St. Martin’s University in Lacey, Wash.

Visser has been with Larson Gross since 2008, and previously spent eight years with another public accounting firm in Bellingham. Her experience is in complex tax compliance and consulting, with a specialization in serving individuals and businesses in the manufacturing, agriculture and food processing industries. Visser hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Washington University and a master’s in taxation from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

Murry Chiropractic & Associates in Bellingham has added three new team members: Chad FaaborgRenee Caldwell and Shasonta Delmage. The company will celebrate its new hires with an open house from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5. Murry Chiropractic & Associates is located at 412 Girard St. An RSVP is requested by Dec. 1.

Chad Faaborg joins as the third chiropractor in the practice. He received his doctorate of chiropractic from the University of Western States in Portland, Ore., in 2012.

Renee Caldwell has been hired as a as a licensed massage practitioner. She has 17 years’ experience with injury work, and prior to working as a massage practitioner, she was a physical therapy assistant.

Shasonta Delmage, a certified personal trainer and CrossFit coach, will facilitate exercise therapy. Delmage has an MBA in marketing and communications.

Israel Thomas Jacob has been promoted to LPL manager for Peoples Investments, a division of Peoples Bank in Bellingham. In this new role, he will lead the investments team to grow and develop the investment services line of business around Washington state. Jacob studied at Northwestern College in Iowa earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. He has been in the financial services industry for more than 19 years.

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