Cornerstone Welcomes Larson and McDonald
Cornerstone is pleased to announce two new hires, Brittany Larson as an Accountant and Macki McDonald as a Project Engineer. Both join the company with years of experience in the Alaskan construction industry.
Larson joins the team with over three years of Alaskan construction accounting as well as an extensive customer service background. She is currently in her final semester at Wayland Baptist University to receive her associates in accounting and will then pursue her bachelor’s in accounting and finance. Brittany will be responsible for assisting the accounting department with payroll, accounts payable, account reconciliation, contract compliance, and office support.
Macki brings over sixteen years of project procurement, logistics, and Alaskan construction experience, along with a strong grasp on remote and complex projects. His construction background began at as a laborer for a general contractor in Redmond, Washington and soon worked for an Anchorage engineering firm until managing his own construction administration business. As a Project Engineer, Macki will work directly with Cornerstone project managers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients to ensure projects progress smoothly and are completed successfully.
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