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Courtney is a seasoned marketing executive, freelance writer, instructional designer, and program manager with a rich background spanning more than 15 years. A proud Veteran and Military Spouse, her diverse experiences have shaped her into a professional adept in customer-centric communication. Courtney’s passion for storytelling is evident in her ability to produce inspiring digital, written, and visual content that resonates with a variety of audiences. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Mount Olive, a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and a Master of Arts in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University, and an MBA from Western Governors University.

Courtney thrives in agile, collaborative environments, bringing a wealth of skills in internal and external communications, instructional design, brand-focused content creation, project management, and technical writing. Her experience spans the defense and financial industry, as well as various non-profit organizations, where she has worked closely with senior leadership in roles ranging from business development to public affairs.

On a personal level, she enjoys cruising, delving into Marvel and DC theories, and creating narratives with strong female characters, reflecting her creative and imaginative prowess.