Courtney graduated from Northern Virginia Community College’s Veterinary Technology Program in 2012, after which she worked at a veterinary clinic in the area for several years, focusing on exotic animals. She recently joined SEAVS in an effort to continue to further pursue her interest and expand her knowledge in exotic animal veterinary medicine. She lives in Front Royal with her husband and finches, a three-legged turtle, a leopard gecko, and a blue tick coonhound.