Courtney is an engineer by training and an entrepreneur by nature. After leaving her job at NASA to work with the startup company she founded in college, Courtney uncovered opportunities to improve the local startup ecosystems. Her work has involved relationship building and program management among entrepreneur support organizations, corporations, universities and local government - focused on building bridges, encouraging partnerships, and improving collaboration.

Today, Courtney serves as the LaunchPad Community Director at Techstars. The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars entrepreneurship program helps students succeed. In this role, she is delivering Techstars services to the LaunchPad program, working with the Blackstone Charitable Foundation (BXCF) and the broader Techstars team.