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WBA Member, Fortiphi-HR, Awards 2018 Women In Business Scholarship

Fortiphi-HR Awards Women In Business Scholarship Winner 2018 Mount Vernon, WA. Fortiphi-HR, a brokerage firm that specializes in Employee Benefits, Insurance Services and Human Resources Management with offices in Mount Vernon and Blaine, Washington, announced the name of...

Peoples Bank Appoints Peter Cutbill as Chief Credit Officer

Peoples Bank Appoints Peter Cutbill as Chief Credit Officer 30-year banking veteran succeeds Terry Daughters on the executive team. Bellingham, WA – February 26, 2018 – Peoples Bank, a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with over $1.6...

Intalco Works announces that Ron Jorgensen has been named Plant Manager

From WBA Silver member Alcoa Intalco FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ferndale (February 22, 2018) – Intalco Works announces that Ron Jorgensen has been named Plant Manager at Alcoa’s smelter in Ferndale, Washington. Jorgensen comes to Intalco from Alcoa’s...

Washington Federal Responds to Tax Reform with Accelerated Investments in Employees, Technology and Community...

Press release published Dec. 20th 2017 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WAFD) today announced with the signing of tax reform legislation, the Bank will accelerate strategic investments in its employees, client service capabilities and community development...

WBA Welcomes its Newest Members!

On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Whatcom Business Alliance (WBA), thank you for joining our growing business leadership network. We are committed to improving Whatcom County’s business climate and quality...

Peoples Bank Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team

Bellingham, WA – September 19, 2017 – Peoples Bank, a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with over $1.6 billion in assets, today announced personnel changes to the company’s executive team and senior leadership. ...

Buffini & Company’s Peak Producers® training program for real-estate professionals & affiliates begins...

  Bellingham, WA, September 5, 2017 – Buffini & Company’s revolutionary new training program for real-estate professionals and affiliates, Peak Producers, will be presented in Bellingham with classes beginning Oct. 9. Developed by industry expert Brian Buffini...

Alcoa-Intalco Plant Manager, Barry Hullett Retires

Agnello Borim, Vice President of Operations Americas- Aluminum announces:  Barry Hullett, Plant Manager – Intalco Operations, will be retiring.   Barry started with Alcoa in 2002 as Production Manager at the Rockdale Smelter in Rockdale, Texas.  From there he...

All American Marine to build largest lithium-ion vessel in U.S.

WBA member and local boat builder, All American Marine is seeing much growth this year.  After moving into a 54,000 sq foot new location on the Bellingham waterfront, they've been designing, constructing and delivering on...