Courtney has always had an interest in storytelling, and with a background in investigative journalism and graphic design, researching and connecting with pieces of art and history each day has been her most rewarding endeavor. Before her time at the The RealReal, Courtney worked as an editorial intern with USA Today, reporting on Arts and Culture and human-interest pieces. In her role as a Senior Quality Control Authentication Manager at The RealReal, she has worked tirelessly to maintain and uphold accuracy and authenticity across all brands. In her five years with The RealReal she has gathered extensive designer and authentication knowledge in an effort to assist her peers, and to prevent counterfeiters from taking advantage of the resale market. She holds a degree in both Journalism and Public Relations from Monmouth University, with honors.