She joined Brunswick in April 2019 from the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she was the firm’s global Chief Operating Officer. In this role, she focused on key strategic, cultural, operational, and growth initiatives. In addition to working with the firm’s executive leadership team on developing and implementing firm-wide internal and external priorities, she was responsible for aligning, building, and managing all operational and people functions across the firm. She also acted as firm spokesperson, leading all internal, external and crisis communications.
Courtney was part of Wilson Sonsini’s executive leadership team for nearly 17 years. She started as the firm’s first Chief Marketing Officer in 2002, responsible for building and managing the marketing, communications, and business development functions before expanding into a broader operations and strategy role in 2005.
Prior to joining Wilson Sonsini, Courtney was Director of Marketing at the technology investment bank, Robertson Stephens, where she oversaw the marketing communications function. Early in her career she was a vice president at a large global communications firm where she primarily advised professional services clients.
Courtney is well positioned to help organizations, boards, and leadership teams realize their most important objectives through clarity of strategy, cultural alignment, development of effective and actionable business plans, and direct communication and change management initiatives. At Brunswick, she advises clients on all areas of strategy, corporate positioning, internal communications, reputation and crisis management, and executive communications.