Degree: Bachelor’s of Science: Business & Marketing, Indiana University
Experience: Courtney founded Girls Riders Organization (GRO), and, since 2006, has been actively building GRO’s brand all across the United States with a mission to Inspire, Educate and Support girls through action sports. In 2018, GRO transitioned to the GRO Skateboarding Program with a focus on helping youth organizations deliver quality skateboarding programming to kids. It is here Courtney initially connected with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington launching the first program at the Lincoln Street Club which ultimately led to her joining the administrative team in 2020.
Favorite Quote: “People who are crazy enough to think they can make a difference in the world are the ones who actually do.”
Hobbies: Courtney loves spending time in her backyard farm – building, gardening, caring for the more than 25 chickens, cats, rabbits and an occasional skunk or other wild animals in foster care – or just relaxing in the pool.
Did you know?: Courtney has been recognized by Toyota and ESPNW as an Everyday Hero and spotlighted on NBC Nightly News’ “Inspiring America” segment.