Grant McDonald, Principal and Consultant, has been a leader in the Pacific Northwest for over thirty years. His experience covers underwriting, account management, sales, and his favorite, strategic benefits planning. Grant prides himself on being responsive to his clients and providing technically sound consulting advice through recommending innovative and client-appropriate solutions. He strives to understand each client’s business and become an integral part of their team. Grant began his own benefit consulting firm, MacroBenefits, in 1998, which evolved into TRUEbenefits. He studies viticulture on the side through Washington State University’s Extension Program and has a small grape vineyard in Manson, WA where he can do what he loves: garden, drink wine, and spend time outside with his dogs.