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Courtney LaPorta, 

Account Executive

Courtney is an Account Executive on the Mekky Team, where she helps clients achieve their media goals by finding the perfect outlets and journalists for their stories through her expertise in media relations and press management. Before joining Mekky, Courtney worked as an Account Coordinator and Account Executive at Franchise Elevator PR. There, she worked with clients throughout the country and Midwest region, with focuses ranging from franchise technology, pet, fitness and e-waste industries. Courtney has experience working with an array of clients in the food and beverage industry including Donatos Pizza, Roll-Em-Up Taquitos, Bambu, Fifty 50 Restaurant Group , and Scott Harris Hospitality. Courtney graduated from Roosevelt University with a B.A. in Integrated Marketing Communications, a program that targets and enhances the 21st century of media and marketing. At Roosevelt, Courtney found her passion for PR while interning for a former professor at Connect Communications, Inc.

 

In her free time, Courtney enjoys recreating viral TikTok recipes, catching up on the Real Housewives and exploring Chicagoland with her family, friends and 8-year-old rescue dog Catie.