Meet the Staff

Deryn

Deryn

Deryn has been with Cornerstone for 10 years, serving in various ways! Her current hats are as our main lunch girl and caterer. She enjoys performing at the Harrisburg Improv Theater, vegetarian cooking and HMAC karaoke.


Joe

Joe

In his free time you will most likely catch him napping, running long distances, reading books on history, music and politics. Typically you’ll find him sipping on our light roast Bird of Paradise. His dry sarcasm and quick wit have kept Cornerstone running for 6 years now!


Nicole

Nicole

Nicole began as a barista here in August 2010 during college. She is now the General Manager. She enjoys gardening, reading and canoeing. Her favorite drink is a shaken brown sugar iced latte made with cashew milk! She also can’t stop eating the lemon ricotta cookies.


Jonathan

Jonathan

When he’s not slinging coffee, he’s wrenching on motorcycles. He spends most of his free time hanging out with his awesome girlfriend and two dogs, Easy and Clyde. His favorite drink to make is a cortado and his current favorite thing on the menu is an Iced Matcha.


Kaiti

Kaiti

Nature lover, dog lover, coffee lover, music lover, an all-around life lover. If she’s not working, she’s probably hiking with her dog, Denali. She’s travelled far and wide in search of adventure and is an accomplished photographer. She’s also a massage therapist. She really is a jack-of- all trades! She also has a green thumb and specializes in growing succulents.


Courtney

Courtney

Our Saturday morning register queen! Courtney is a student studying to be a personal trainer. In her free time, you’ll find her babysitting, working out or reading! She enjoys iced vanilla chais and munching on trail mix cookies. Little known fact; she’s a champion bodybuilder!


Andrew

Andrew

When he’s not working here at Cornerstone, he’s a pastor AND a wrestling coach. He is a married man to a wonderful woman named Rachel and enjoys running, reading and watching Phillies/Eagles games. Traditional Macchiatos are his drink of choice or our Ethiopian drip.


Liatra

Liatra

Liatra has been with Cornerstone for over a year and has become an excellent barista, our social media queen and our official sign-maker. She is responsible for the beautiful and witty signs you see around the store. In her free time you’ll find her exploring new cities and coffeeshops, making art, or going to a concert. She collects pins, pennants and designs patches. On Sunday mornings you’ll find her at the local flea market!


Alexa

Alexa

One of our newer baristas on the scene- she drives a mini cooper, loves doing her own tattoos, and studying abnormal psychology. Her current favorite drink is a quad-shot iced ivory peppermint mocha. She is the proud owner of one of the cutest bunnies ever named Olive!


Erika

Erika

Aka Rikkie Lynn. (That’s a nickname she really wants to stick, but no one calls her that….) Erika is a full time student studying Marketing. In her free time you’ll find her at a local show, sipping on coffee or hanging out with her friends. Soy cortados are her main drink of choice and her alternate love is makeup artistry.


Josh

Josh

Barista, baker, lunch man. He does it all! Josh loves music with bass, anything with sprinkles and his boyfriend Cory. He loves shopping, long drives, and he aspires to live in Alaska!


Mike Bates

Mike Bates

We call him Bates! Bates began at Cornerstone as a barista and then fell in love with baking. He is now our Head Baker. When he’s not baking, he doubles as an antique dealer and gardener. He spends most of his free time with his lovely wife, Megan. He is also an avid fly fisher!


Leah

Leah studies business at HACC. She loves all animals, especially elephants! Taking naps, spending time with family and her boyfriend Dan and hiking with her chocolate labs Bentley and Biscotti are her favorite hobbies. She also loves acrylic painting and all things creative. She’s passionate about music and vinyl and her favorite drink is a Chai Latte- hot or iced!


Becca

Becca

Becca enjoys (old) soul music, painting, watching The Office. She aspires to have a cat and be a surfer but her boyfriend is allergic to cats and she’s never been surfing! She’s saving up for her dream car- a Volvo 240. Her favorite drink is a dirty chai!


Paige

Paige

A lover of all animals, nature and of course coffee, Paige is our newbie! She loves tattoos and piercings and can often be found singing in her car. She’s the proud momma of two kitties named Sydney & Jackson and a tortoise named Jox! She’s attends HACC for business in hopes of owning her own coffee shop some day! Her current favorite drink is an iced quad-shot vanilla latte!


Cindy

Cindy is famous here at Cornerstone. The Homemade Biscotti that we sell is her secret recipe. Even we don’t know the recipe! She has been baking for us for so long that we can’t remember a time that she hasn’t been here. She enjoys going on motorcycle rides with her husband, drinking wine and throwing dinner parties.