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Courtney Cardin

Courtney Cardin

San Francisco, CA
Visionaries 2021
Courtney aims to unlock access to financial markets for underserved communities.

Courtney is the co-founder of Aura - an inclusive financial wellness and investment platform leveraging behavioral psychology and industry-standard investment practices to help underserved individuals understand their money mindset and gain the confidence to put their money to work.

Courtney spent more than a decade working at the intersection of politics, policy, and finance to develop and implement inclusive economic development initiatives and models to promote innovation and entrepreneurship. She has experience building coalitions and strategic partnerships with civic organizations, community leaders, influencers, and companies to promote sustainable brands and progressive causes, candidates, and policies.

In 2019, Courtney moved to Melbourne, Australia, and launched an impact consulting business, BC Global Partners. Courtney advised clients around the world on sustainable investment and inclusive growth.

A trained attorney with a focus on antitrust and congressional investigations, Courtney previously represented Fortune 500 clients, served as Senior Counsel for the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and an attorney for Secretary Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

Courtney received a B.A. in International Studies and a B.A. in Jewish Studies from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

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