The employee-owned engineering firm, Morrison Maierle, has named two employees to its leadership team. Carl Anderson, PE, assumes the role of Chief Operations Officer and Jill Cook, PE, will be the Billings Operations Manager. Anderson has served on the firm’s board of directors since 2008. Cook has been with the firm for 11 years.
Anderson will oversee all Morrison-Maierle’s operations throughout its 12 offices. He will continue to be based in Billings.
Anderson began his Morriso-Maierle career in 2004 as the Billings Operations Manager, became a vice president in 2006, and has served on the Board of Directors since 2008. He is a senior Water-wastewater engineer.
More recently, he led efforts to open the firm’s office in Gillette, Wyoming, and headed up efforts to acquire Holm-Blough in Cody followed by Vista West in Sheridan and Casper, and Murtagh Municipal Engineering in Billings.
In addition to his business development work, Anderson has been a longtime mentor to fellow employees as well as numerous other youth and young professionals in the Billings area.
Cook joined the Billings office’s water – wastewater group at Morrison-Maierle in 2007 and since then has progressively been involved with all stages of water and wastewater infrastructure projects. She is a Project Manager and Client Service Manager for some of Morrison –Maierle’s largest water-wastewater projects.
In addition to her engineering work, she has recently been an integral part of the company with her service on the 401(k) and ESOP Celebration committees and now the firm’s ESOP Committee.
Outside of work, Cook is active in science education initiatives of all kinds and the Breakfast Exchange Club and the Billings Engineer’s Club.