Kourtney Ryan graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Summa Cum Laude. In 2013 she received Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards from the WKU Gordon Ford College of Business and WKU Accounting Department. Kourtney first became involved with St. Elizabeth through Ignite Louisville. She continued her involvement with the agency and joined the Council in 2013 because she strongly believes in the mission and the work done at St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities. Kourtney is a member of Christ Community Church in Shelbyville, Kentucky.