Courtney is the Director of Development at Public Art Fund. Courtney previously worked at Artadia, an organization that gives grants to individual artists in six cities, Public Art Fund, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in event and development roles. She also worked as an Events Coordinator at a law firm in San Diego. Courtney holds a BA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in journalism and art history. Courtney earned her MA with distinction from Sotheby's Institute of Art for her thesis "The Resurgence of Nazi-Era Art Restitution and the Art Market."