As Vice President of Insights & Strategy, Courtney leverages her communications skills to help clients develop a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the marketplace and their customers. An experienced field researcher, she’s a frequent traveler, moderating focus groups and conducting in-depth interviews for global brands. Courtney has developed strategy for some of the world’s most high-profile politicians, companies, and organizations, including Fortune 500 corporations, presidential campaigns and international non-profits.
Before joining Kelton, a Material Company, Courtney served as Senior Consultant at Penn Schoen Berland, where she specialized in qualitative research. Her career began at NBC News, where she worked as an Emmy Award-winning producer and writer. Courtney’s work has appeared on newscasts including NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, The Today Show, and The News with Brian Williams on MSNBC/CNBC. Courtney received a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Swarthmore College.
Courtney is based in New York City, where she can be found running and biking in Central Park – and conducting impromptu focus groups on the subway and in taxis, in bars and restaurants, and while waiting in line at TKTS to purchase theater tickets.