Courtney manages the vital support functions for IHG’s Regional Development Directors tasked with expanding IHG’s mainstream brands in the eastern United States. Her duties include prospecting new franchisees, working to grow existing franchisee portfolios, and identifying target markets for future IHG development. Prior to IHG, Courtney worked on the real estate investment management and development marketing teams at Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Courtney graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in English and Political Science in 2010. An animal lover and fitness enthusiast, Courtney spends her free time traveling, exploring the outdoors, and volunteering at her local animal shelter.