Courtney (Fox) Houtz is the Strategic Communications and Operations Manager for Truth in Accounting, a Chicago-based government finance watchdog. Courtney is responsible for media outreach, development strategies, and is a certified Salesforce Administrator. In her role, she also creates content, develops outreach strategies, and manages marketing campaigns to further Truth in Accounting’s mission of educating people on the truth behind government finances.

Courtney also works as a freelance writer and editor, specializing in content related to state and local policy and finance. 

Courtney graduated from Michigan State University’s James Madison College, where she earned a B.A. in Social Relations and Policy.