Stephanie Fortner

Project Accountant

Stephanie Fortner

As western regional project accountant, Stephanie works with project managers in Kittelson’s six California and Arizona branch offices to nurture financial responsibility and project success. Stephanie brings to her role more than 15 years of accounting experience in the A/E/C industry. She reviews contracts, monitors budgets, engages with clients on invoicing matters, and liaises with Kittelson’s CFO and controller. Stephanie is a software specialist who is passionate about using accounting tools to their fullest potential. She researched and led the configuration, installation, and user training of Kittelson’s invoicing software, oversees its maintenance, and is actively involved in the software user community. In college, Stephanie studied nursing but switched to accounting after a temp job at an architecture firm sparked her interest in the field. She has a minor in psychology—a training she uses daily! Outside of work, Stephanie loves spending time with her young daughter. She also hikes, camps, fishes, socializes and exercises her two wolf-hybrid dogs, and reads novels of all genres.