Our Members

Each of our members has an individual profile below, in alphabetical order. Our members represent a diverse cross section of business and industry and provide the following services:

Web Design

Sarah Benn

Benn Design
Bellingham, WA
(360) 671-7175

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Benn Design has been designing websites in Bellingham, WA for more than 15 years. I bring my background in graphic design and technical writing to develop websites that are both beautiful and functional. My goal is to create a stunning website that will effectively convey your message. I work in WordPress, and will train you to maintain your site yourself. All of my sites are mobile-friendly and optimized to maximize search-engine returns. I’d love to meet with you to discuss your website project.

Mortgage Services

Brenda Bringhurst

AVP Mortgage Loan Officer
NMLS #112615
Heritage Bank
265 York St., Bellingham 98225
Office (360) 527-9919
Cell (360) 920-1376
Fax (360) 240-505

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I am proud to be a Real Estate Loan Officer with Heritage Bank. My main office is downtown Bellingham, but I can handle referral requests from all over the state. Heritage Bank has been creating financial solutions for our neighbors since 1927. With more than 24 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry, I have the experience and background to take care of all of your mortgage needs. Please give me a call with any questions you might have. I am happy to help in any way possible.

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Payroll Services

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Audrey Burrell

Business Consultant
Paychex, Inc.
Bellingham, WA

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I help small business owners from the time of hiring to retiring with payroll, taxes, HR, safety programs, employee benefits and retirement. When I meet with a small business owner my goal is keep you in compliance, reallocate spending and give you back time  to focus on revenue generation or just enjoy a day off!

Real Estate


Julie Carpenter

Julie Carpenter Real Estate, Inc.
913 Lakeway Drive
Bellingham, WA 98229
Toll Free (800) 723-1313 x3040
Office (360) 647-1313 x3040
Cell (360) 305-9986
Fax (360) 671-8022

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RE/MAX Realtor for Whatcom County. Your home or land purchase is my specialty. A long-term Realtor and Whatcom County resident, I provide complete information, an honest opinion and the highest level of assistance. I’ll use my contacts and networking skills to assist you with your real estate needs.

Independent Beauty Consultant

Chris Hansen

Mary Kay
P.O. Box 30826
Bellingham, WA 98228
(360) 671-0696

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As an Independent Beauty Consultant introducing women to Mary Kay’s skin care and cosmetics for nearly 20 years, I know a beautiful look starts with beautiful skin. With a product line for nearly every decade of a woman’s life, we show women how to look their best at any age. Facials are always complimentary, and Mary Kay allows you to “try before you buy” to find the right skin care and cosmetics for you. Call me for an individual consultation, facial or makeover, or share the experience with a group of friends.

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Ruth Hesse, LMT

Stay Mobile! Massage
(360) 419-6973

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What's better than a day at the spa?  A day at home!

I bring over a decade of professional, licensed massage experience to your home.

What does wellness mean to you? What would it feel like to stand up straighter, breathe easier, sleep more soundly, have more mobility, and decrease pain? What would it feel like to treat yourself like you matter? Are you ready to make regular massage a part of your self-care regimen?  

Thank you for considering me in your search for a competent, caring, effective and creative therapist!

Ruth Hesse, LMT
Brian Utting School of Massage 2007
WA License #MA00024934


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Crystal Tamcke King

Business Development
NW Technology
5160 Industrial Pl, Ste. 104
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 384-6987 (office)
(360) 225-5162 (direct)

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Rethinking Your Technology.  As a professional IT service company, NW Technology focuses on helping your business perform by designing targeted technology to meet the evolving challenges of your business. Our highly experienced team of engineers and technicians provide network consulting services, implementation and system integration, maintenance and network management services, remote and on-site support services, data security, a hosted private cloud and VoIP phone systems. Call me for a free on-site consultation.

Pet Cremation

Bobbie Ruth Langley

Radiant Heart After-Care for Pets
801 W Orchard St, Suite 3
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 778-9578

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Radiant Heart After-Care for Pets provides personal and compassionate service when you need it most. At our pet-only funeral home in Bellingham, you and your pet will always be treated with respect. We offer three different types of cremation and use numbered steel ID tags ensuring that you get your pet’s cremated remains. Transfer from any veterinary clinic in Whatcom County is complimentary, home pick-up is available, or you are welcome to bring your pet to our facility. 72-hour guarantee. Our basic after-care package includes a high-quality wood urn, clay paw print, ink paw print, fur clipping, and Certificate of Cremation. We also offer custom pet urns and memorials created by local artists.



Virginia Malmquist

Heron Reach Counseling
2427 Goshen Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 319-4266

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I practice from a little log cabin on the edge ofa small lake. In this relaxing setting I work with individuals and couples, dealing with divorce, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, PTSD and gender diversity. My counseling degree is from the University of Washington. In addition, I have three years of doctoral studies and a year of study with the Seattle Family and Marriage Institute. I offer a sliding scale for my fee, but do not accept insurance.


Emily Rose Mowrey, Attorney at Law

Limitless Law PLLC
1313 E Maple Street, Suite 213
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360)685-0145

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Emily Rose Mowrey of Limitless Law PLLC provides personalized legal help to companies, individuals and families in the areas of estate planning, business formation and management, LGBT and polyamory legal matters, real estate law, probate, bankruptcy and debt settlement. Whether you visit my office or I come to your home or office, I am honored to take care of your legal needs using innovative technology, including a secure online client portal for lightning-fast service and communication with your attorney. 


B. Siobhan Q. Murphy, CPA

Thrive Business Group
1128 Finnegan Way, #100
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 746-8738

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Thrive Business Group is a Bellingham CPA firm that is devoted to helping companies and individuals experience financial success in the business world, and in their personal lives. Our team provides professional accounting and tax services at reasonable rates; services include accounting, bookkeeping, tax planning and preparation, business consulting, and financial management. Contact me today for a complimentary consultation.

Certified Financial Planner

Judith Paulson, CFP

Paulson Financial Services
112 Ohio St., Suite 118
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 738-6968
Fax: (866) 203-1528

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Helping you build a sound financial foundation. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.


Becca Weathers

Membership Coordinator
Sustainable Connections
1701 Ellis St., Ste. 221
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 647-7093 x106

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In her role as Membership Coordinator, Becca is passionate about helping local business owners build successful enterprises with a strong local following. Becca has been with Sustainable Connections since 2010, and has built close relationships with owners in all sectors. She also heads the Think Local First Campaign – one of the first and most successful in the United States – and loves finding new and unique ways to encourage our community to always Think Local First!