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February 6, 2010

People in business

The Noble Chamber of Commerce recently named Cindy Werthmann of Purcell its 2009 Volunteer of the Year.

Werthmann is the operations manager of McClain Bank's Noble Branch. Werthmann joined McClain Bank in 2006 as a teller and has worked in several different departments, including customer service, at the bank's main location.

Werthmann lives in Purcell with her husband, Matt, and son, Shelby.



Eide Bailly LLP, a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm, recently announced the hiring of new staff members to the firm's growing Oklahoma offices, including an office in Norman.

New hires include Sarah Lamb, a tax associate, who grew up in Pawnee and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, receiving her master's of science in accounting. Logan Buck, an audit associate, is completing his BSBA in accounting from Oklahoma State University in May. John Rayment, an audit associate, currently resides in Tulsa and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he received his MBA. Neville Bedwell, a tax senior associate, grew up in Auckland, New Zealand, and received his bachelor's in accounting from Langston University. Laurie Wolcott, an administrative assistant, currently resides in Blanchard and received her associates in business administration.



DeBee Gilchrist recently announced that Blaine M. Peterson, Norman, has been named a shareholder of the firm.

Peterson's practice encompasses a broad range of business matters, including tax planning and controversies, comprehensive estate planning and business valuation. In addition to earning his juris doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1999, he obtained a bachelor's of business administration in accounting from the University of Oklahoma in 1994. Peterson also is a certified public accountant and certified valuation analyst.

-- Transcript Staff

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