Meet Our Staff
Mark Norris R.Ph., is a third generation pharmacist and graduate of the Washington State University School of Pharmacy. A small business owner, he purchased Beall’s Rexall Pharmacy in Puyallup, Washington in 1991 from his mother Claire and was the first to bring specialized compounding pharmaceuticals to the Puyallup Valley. Now Beall's Compounding Pharmacy, the business was founded in the 1890’s and has been in the Norris Family for over 45 years.
Active on several state and national boards, Mark was honored as a “Compounder of the Month” by the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) in 1999. He was also an International Association of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) Board Member from 2005-2007 and served on the Northwest Pharmacy Services (NWPS) Board for over 10 years. Mark was also an active Washington State Pharmacists Association (WSPA) member. Currently, Mark remains involved with IACP and PCCA.
Mark has also mentored pharmacy students from across the Pacific Northwest as a preceptor for pharmacy student rotations for the University of Washington and Washington State University. Mark also serves as an Adjunct Faculty with the Department of Pharmacotherapy at Washington State University and the University of Arizona. In addition, Mark is a financial supporter of the Lawrence H Norris Retail Scholarship at WSU, named in honor of his father.
Mark enjoys his pastimes of cycling, skiing and spending much valued time with his 3 daughters, Sarah, Rachael, Hillary and wife, Debbie. Whenever possible, he and Deb travel to destinations that most often include a good cycling challenge and regional pasta!
Debbie Bair has worked as a compounding technician at Beall’s for over 9 years. The unique and specialized aspect of working in a compounding pharmacy is a job she finds very fascinating and is always interested in learning new and challenging techniques. Debbie lives on 5 acres overlooking beautiful Mt. Rainier with her husband, youngest child and some four-legged critters. She enjoys boating in Puget Sound and vacationing in Maui.
Kristy Stone says “that Pharmacy has been a big part of her life”. As a licensed pharmacy technician, she has been employed since 1983 in Retail Pharmacy. She has worked the past 4 years at Beall’s Compounding Pharmacy and loves talking and listening to our patients. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going to her children’s events.
Deb Puckett Norris graduated from Washington State University in 1975, where she met her husband Mark. Currently, she works for Beall’s Compounding Pharmacy and contributes to its marketing, operations and is the general “support system.” When not working, she devotes her time to her family, philanthropic endeavors, is an active member of The Rotary Club of Sumner, WA and serves on the Sumner School District Board of Directors, position 1. She enjoys spending precious time with her three daughters, her son-in-law and amazing grandson. An avid baker and cook, she enjoys traveling adventures with her husband Mark; collecting regional pasta recipes!
Bill Porter has been working for Beall’s Pharmacy for over 17 years, as a part-time job while both of his children were in college. But, that part-time job never really went away, mostly because “this is a great place to be. I mean the people I get to work with are wonderful and it is a nice change from hospital pharmacy. ” Bill has been an avid golf player since the age of 7 and enjoys traveling with his wife. They have a daughter and a son living in Albuquerque and San Francisco respectively and they make as many trips there as possible because that is where their grandchildren are!