Courtenay Siegfried

Courtenay Siegfried is President of 20K Group. In this role, she develops and guides communications, branding and community relations strategies for organizations big and small. She is also co-founder of Launchpad Skills for Success, a training collaborative supplying recent graduates with the tools to become effective business leaders throughout their careers.

Before returning to her Houston roots, Courtenay worked in New York City as a researcher, writer and editor for publications in the peacebuilding field, including projects for the United Nations and the International Association for Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research. She also served as a community health educator with the United States Peace Corps in Tanzania, where she developed HIV and malaria training programs for local teens and adults and led diversity and peer support workshops for volunteers and staff.

Courtenay holds a master's in Nonprofit Management from The New School and a bachelor's in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University. She is very active in her community and currently serves on several nonprofit boards and committees. She has been recognized as the Discovery Green Volunteer of the Year and a Rising Star by the League of Women Voters. She is also a proud graduate of Leadership Houston.

Courtenay's a fan of meeting new people, so give her a shout on Twitter @20KCourtenay or connect on LinkedIn.