Managing Director, Research & Academics



Courtney McBeth is a Managing Director at Sorenson Impact where she develops curriculum and partnerships for the executive education platform on impact investing, social innovation, and impact measurement. She also manages the Center's international development, academic, and student programs. Courtney has developed courses and online curriculum in the areas of social impact, public policy, civic engagement, community-based research, and international development. 

Prior to Sorenson, Courtney was Associate Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah and managed the domestic and international internship programs, distinguished scholarships, and publications. Courtney was also the Director of Global Internships for the Office for Global Engagement where she developed partnerships and programs with nonprofits, businesses and governments in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Africa. She has led student groups on domestic and international experiential learning seminars and research projects.

Courtney is pursuing her doctorate degree in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania and is doing her dissertation research on the emergence and evolution of social impact centers and initiatives within U.S. institutions of higher education. She holds an M.S. in Education and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Utah, where she was a team captain and Academic All-Freshman for the Utah Women’s Soccer team.

Courtney is currently an Adjunct Professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business.