Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce member Marsh, Espey & Merrill, P.C. celebrated the addition of a new partner to its firm with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday afternoon. Dannen Merrill is shown with the big scissors ready to cut a ribbon held by Jerry Riggs, retired former partner, on the left and Donna Campbell, bookkeeper, on the right. A Maryville native, Merrill graduated from Northwest and had worked for three years as an auditor with BKD in Kansas City. Friends, family and chamber members cheered Merrill on with cookies, cupcakes during the event. Merrill said he's finding his place in the new position and ready to carry the company torch.