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Bellingham’s Finance Director takes job in Everett

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Bellingham’s Finance Director takes job in Everett

KGMI News Reporting
Mike Curtiss

BELLINHAM, Wash. – Bellingham’s Finance Director will be bringing his strategic financial skills back to his hometown of Everett.

John carter has announced he is resigning in mid-August to become Chief Financial Officer for the Port of Everett.

Mayor Kelli Linville says Carter’s experience and guidance has been invaluable.

Play Kelli Linville on Carter’s service

Carter grew up in Everett and his parents still live there.

He worked for 17 years at the Port of Bellingham before becoming the city’s first appointed finance director in January 2008.

Linville says she expects to name an interim director shortly and will begin the search for a permanent replacement as soon as possible.