Courtney Gooding

Partner, CCO

“Growing up living paycheck to paycheck, I wanted a better financial position for my family and I.  Serving our clients at Bush Wealth has allowed me to take my passion for helping others and apply that to helping other families live comfortably.”

Courtney was born in Valdosta and raised in Thomasville, Georgia. She attended Georgia Tech, graduating in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Certificate in Marketing. Prior to joining the Bush Wealth team, Courtney worked in the financial services industry at a local credit union where she was quickly promoted to the role of Assistant Vice President of Marketing.

Courtney is actively involved in the Valdosta community, holding a leadership position on the Leadership Lowndes Board of Trustees (Class of 2017) and serving on the Lowndes-Valdosta Arts Commission (LVAC) Board. She served on the LAMP Board of Directors from 2013 to 2017, including a term as Board President in 2017. In 2016, Courtney received the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional of the Year Award.

Courtney and her husband, Thompson, reside in the city of Valdosta with their sons Monroe and Turner. Their family attends First United Methodist Church of Valdosta. In her spare time, Courtney enjoys spending time with family and friends, visiting Atlanta for Georgia Tech football games, and traveling abroad.