Rice Insurance announced the addition of Michael Ebert, Graham Hovde, Sandi Jones, Sue Chrysler, Julie Brown, Brie Williams and Madison Beld to its Bellingham office.
Ebert joins the company as a producer. He previously worked at Bellingham Napa Auto Parts and MYCO Molding. Ebert recently graduated from Boise State University after attending Ferndale High School.
Hovde also starts at Rice as a producer. As a lifelong Whatcom County resident, Hovde attended Squalicum High School, Whatcom Community College and Washington State University.
Jones was hired a commercial customer service representative. She has worked in the insurance industry since 1986.
Chrysler also joins the company as a commercial customer service representative. She received initial experience in the insurance industry assisting her father’s agency when she was 12 years old. Later, Chrysler worked as a commercial marine underwriter before moving to the West Coast to work in the agency and brokerage world.
Brown was hired in accounting. She previously spent nearly 12 years as a vender relations specialist for the corporate accounting department at Haggen.
Williams joins Rice’s adult family home department as a customer service representative. She has a background in active retirement and assisted living.
Beld was hired as a receptionist. Having grown up in Everson, Beld recently received her high school diploma and an associate’s degree from Whatcom Community College.
Rice Insurance can be reached at 360-734-1162.
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