From The Ground Up: Feat. Courtney Ross of the Nashville Chamber of Commerce

Courtney RossCourtney Ross is the Chief Economic Development Officer for the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. Courtney is ascending to that role at a time when Nashville’s economy is creating jobs at an almost unrivaled pace, helping elevate Nashville’s national profile to record heights.

Prior to being promoted to Chief Economic Development Officer, Courtney worked as the Vice President of Existing Business, which means she was in charge of helping grow businesses already located in the Nashville market. Courtney also was an associate at an economic development marketing firm and a director of corporate recruitment for the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce – a city many Nashville leaders use as a yardstick to gauge their growth.

Courtney enjoys many different things outside of her work including spending time with her husband and two children and traveling.

Courtney graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.