An experienced and passionate innovation catalyst, Courtney is a sought-after international speaker and creativity consultant. For the past 15 years she and her teammates have worked hard to inspire corporations and the people who run them to embrace change and fuel passion to generate new ideas. Courtney designs and leads high energy, interactive, story based programs that push participants to discover what’s new. She’s been a visiting professor of Innovation in Business at the University of Richmond, the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and The Kaos Pilots University in Aarhus, Denmark. Courtney has been the thinking partner of such clients as NBC Universal, Capital One, General Mills, JP Morgan Chase, Hanes brands Inc., GE, Mattel, Nike, United Health Group, Discovery and American Airlines.
She and her team have been featured in Fast Company, How Magazine, and INC magazine to name a few. She was selected by Oprah to be spotlighted in O Magazine for her unique job and approach to effective change in the work place.
Courtney spent the past seven years living on a high school dorm with her husband, their two daughters and 45 freshman boys. In her free time she coaches cross country, and writes children’s books. She has recently moved to Dallas, Texas where she is writing a book for young women on the secrets of being extraordinary