Courtney Rudy, PMP, attended the University of South Alabama and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications-Public Relations in 2003. She was also commissioned into the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant in May 2003. She served her country as a Logistics and Project Management officer in multiple locations including Italy, Germany, Kentucky, Virginia, Kansas, and North Carolina. She also deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom on two separate occasions. She also attended the premier military school, the Command and General Staff College, Senior Military Leadership School, in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. She received her Masters of Arts in Procurement and Acquisition in 2013, her Masters of Science in Project Management in 2014, and her Masters in Business Administration in 2017. In September 2015, she received her Project Management Professional Certification. After a twelve-year career, she left the military in May of 2015. She worked with the Washington State Department of Transportation as a Project Manager and Transportation Planning Specialist for two years before moving back to Georgia. While there she served as the Director of Policy and Governance with the PMI Olympia Chapter, as well as the VP of Sponsors. She recently accepted a position with Wells Fargo as a remote Project Manager. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, physical fitness and running, traveling, and the beach.