Courtney graduated from Southern Adventist University with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications (emphasizing photography) in 2009. After several years of long-term internships and freelance work in photography, PR and graphic design, Courtney decided to pursue a Master's degree in marketing. In October 2014, he accepted the position of Associate Director of Communications for the Carolina Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Charlotte, North Carolina. Courtney graduated with his MBA in Marketing from Bryan College in May 2015.
Courtney enjoys using his communication expertise for the Carolina Conference. He loves photography and graphic design, and continues to grow his writing, video editing, and crisis management skills. Courtney enjoys photography as a hobby, as well as reading, running, hiking, playing violin, and singing in his church's praise team.