Past Trainers

Courtney R. Snowden

Seasoned Government Relations Professional

Courtney R. Snowden vast amount of experience from managing strategic partnerships at a tech startup company to having served as the Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity in Washington, DC, appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser in April 2015. A sixth-generation Washingtonian, Courtney was charged with rebuilding and revitalizing overlooked and underserved communities, with a focus on building a world-class workforce system and growing a vibrant small business ecosystem in the nation’s capital.Formerly a Principal at The Raben Group, a premiere progressive public policy firm, Courtney relied upon a wealth of grassroots organizing, electoral, and
policy experience to work for her clients. An accomplished political strategist, Courtney lobbied for the firm’s corporate and non-profit clients, including: Google, MasterCard, Airbnb, the National Urban League, the National Education Association, and Time Warner Cable. Courtney has previously worked for then Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), the Human Rights Campaign, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), as well as a number of local, state, congressional and presidential campaigns.