Tanner J. Purser – B.S., Accounting, 2008
The Enterprise -- November 19, 2012
Pacific WebWorks Inc., Salt Lake City, announced that the company’s longtime chairman and CEO, Kenneth W. Bell, intends to retire effective Nov. 30. Bell has served as the CEO of Pacific WebWorks since joining the company in January 2001 and as chairman since March 2001. Company president K. Lance Bell has been appointed as the new chairman and CEO, effective Dec. 1. Lance has served as president of Pacific WebWorks since May 2011 and has 13 years previous experience in the software business. The company also has announced James C. Roundy will be appointed as vice president of sales and marketing and will fill a seat on the company’s board of directors. Additionally, Tanner J. Purser will be appointed as controller and secretary to the board of directors. Roundy has spent several years working in the financial services industry. Most recently, he founded and operated a sports apparel business, a majority of which was purchased by Pacific WebWorks in 2011. Purser has several years of experience as an accountant and an independent auditor. Most recently, he has been serving as the accounting manager for Pacific WebWorks. Pacific WebWorks provides a suite of software programs for small businesses that want to create, manage and maintain an effective Web strategy, including full e-commerce capabilities.