McVaney Joins Cornerstone as Cost Estimator
Cornerstone General Contractors welcomed Justin McVaney to their cost estimating team. McVaney brings more than eighteen years of experience in construction and will be responsible for supporting Cornerstone’s estimating operations and leveraging data analytics in estimating and contract performance. In addition, he is supporting the team in regular evaluation and optimization of competitive bidding on future projects. Before joining Cornerstone, McVaney worked as a superintendent and layout foreman in charge of vertical survey. McVaney also owned and managed his own algorithmic commodity trading firm, specializing in quantitative historical trend analysis, risk management, and allocation modeling. While managing McVaney Capital Management, McVaney rendered services as a grant writer for The Magic Yarn Project, a nonprofit organization creating Disney-themed yarn wigs for pediatric cancer patients.
“It’s great that our estimating department is expanding,” says Vice President and Lead Cost Estimator Mike Quirk. “Justin has a lot of knowledge in data analysis and is a great asset to our team.”
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