Director of Marketing
As the strategic leader of Walker Sands’ internal marketing initiatives, Courtney oversees the implementation and execution of traditional and digital marketing strategies, enhancing brand awareness, generating demand and increasing qualified leads.
Courtney works closely with both public relations and digital team members at Walker Sands to effectively deliver comprehensive Digital Ecosystem campaigns. She and her marketing team thrive on developing creative and engaging programs to build the Walker Sands brand. Under Courtney’s direction, Walker Sands earned an 87 percent increase in new business inquiries contributed to by marketing campaigns like National Cookie Day and “The State of Marketing Technology” data study.
In her spare time, Courtney is a member of Young Professionals of Chicago. In addition, she volunteers with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Off the Streets Club and Harmony Hope & Healing.
Courtney graduated from the University of Dayton with her Bachelor of Arts in communications, with an emphasis on public relations. She also completed minors in marketing, international business and political science.
Whitney Houston's greatest hits. But I'm actually not embarrassed about it at all.
I have lived in almost every region of the US, moving 21 times in my life to date.
I consider my responsibilities and tasks as one perpetually inspiring project I get to partake in every day. Seeing projects evolve and come together with the help of my brilliant colleagues is a rewarding experience full of opportunity for growth, on both a professional and personal level.
Athens, Greece. After studying abroad for a summer in college, I fell in love with the people, culture and lifestyle of food, family, friends and a general appreciation for life.