About the Vice President
Laurie Macchello, PT, CBES
Vice President, Alaskan Operations
Ms. Macchello received her undergraduate education at San Francisco State University and completed her graduate studies at University of California at San Francisco in 1989. She has been practicing in Alaska as a physical therapist for the past 19 years. She serves as Vice President of WorkSaver’s Alaskan Operations, is the owner of Healthy Ergonomics, a consulting company providing office ergonomic evaluations for the past 11 years to companies in Anchorage and throughout the state. She is also the Director of Fitness for Duty and Ergonomics for Beacon Occupational Health Services, a safety and training organization which services medical clinics throughout Alaska.
Ms. Macchello has been affiliated with WorkSaver for the past 10 years performing functional evaluations for post-offer, pre-placement (new hire) and fit-for-duty FCES for return-to-work. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage teaching in the Occupational Safety and Health Department. In addition to ergonomics, she also works on a per diem basis in a clinical setting, treating both orthopedic and neurological patients.