2024 Beta Alpha Psi Spring Banquet

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Event Details




Port of Bellingham Cruise Terminal
Dome Room
355 Harris Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225


Alumni & Professionals: $75
Students, Faculty/Staff: $15

Brought to you by:

Accounting Society, Theta Phi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, The Foundation for WWU & Alumni

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On behalf of the Theta Phi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi and the Accounting Society at Western Washington University, we would like to cordially invite you to the Annual Accounting Spring Banquet.

The 2024 Spring Banquet is an opportunity to network with accounting professionals, accounting students, alumni, and faculty. It is also a platform to acknowledge and honor those with outstanding achievements and celebrate our new officers.

The Beta Alpha Psi and Accounting Society Spring Banquet will be held at the Port of Bellingham Cruise Terminal on Thursday, May 16th, 2024. Activities will begin with a social at 6:00 p.m., which will be followed by dinner and presentations starting at 6:30 p.m. Attire is business professional or business casual.

We're excited to announce that we'll be bringing back The Dessert Dash, our Spring Banquet fundraising activity! Be prepared to bid on the best dessert!

Thank you for supporting our accounting students. We look forward to seeing you at our banquet!


Kelli Visser is a light-skinned female with green eyes, shoulder-length brown hair, and a warm smile. She wears a pale green blouse.

Kelli Visser ('01), Speaker

CPA/MS-Tax Partner/CEO

Kelli joined Larson Gross in 2008 after several years in public accounting and became a partner of the firm in 2014, and CEO of Larson Gross in 2020. She holds a Master of Taxation degree and has extensive experience in tax consulting with food processing, agriculture and manufacturing clients. Larson Gross PLLC is recognized as one of the Top 200 Accounting Firms and currently has over 225 employees and 5 offices across Washington state.

More specifically, Kelli has consulting expertise in tax and operational issues faced by large businesses with multiple entities. Part of her consulting expertise includes assisting businesses with company formations, merger & acquisition transactions, strategic entity selections, and operational strategy. She also brings an extensive history of proactive tax planning.

Kelli and her dairy farmer husband, Doug, keep busy with their four children and enjoy spending time with their family and friends enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest through camping, hiking, skiing and beachcombing.

Accommodations and Other Details

Ryan Greer is your point of contact for this event. Reach Ryan by emailing greerr2@wwu.edu.

Advance notice for disability accommodations and special needs is greatly appreciated. Please indicate your special needs on the registration form.

There is plenty of parking at the venue. The Port of Bellingham provides detailed information on parking areas and rates at the terminal. Attire is business (suit/tie) or business casual.