Courtney H. Benenson
Courtney H. Benenson is a Vice President of LB&Co. Prior to joining the firm in early 2011, Ms. Benenson was a marketing and strategy executive, most recently with American Express and earlier with the Women’s National Basketball Association and Madison Square Garden. Her professional experience has extended to all aspects of marketing, customer experience and strategy development and implementation. She has worked with clients and strategic partners across multiple industries, including financial services, sports, entertainment, insurance, food and beverage, digital strategy, and wireless industries, among others.
Since joining LB&Co., Ms. Benenson has served several clients including C&D Technologies, Inc., Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., Contech Engineered Solutions LLC, FairPoint Communications, Inc., Flowserve Corporation, Integra Telecom, Inc., MoneyGram International, Inc., NYSE Blue, POOL Corporation, Prolacta Bioscience, SPARTA Insurance Holdings, Tembec Inc., Tronox Limited, Vibrant Media, Inc, WIND Hellas Telecommunications S.A., and Woodbine Acquisition Corporation. Her work focuses on establishing links between incentive compensation plans and our clients’ strategic and operating plans. As a Summer Associate during her undergraduate years, Ms. Benenson assisted in the development of compensation plans and programs for such clients as ACTV, Cognitive Arts Corporation, and Schieffelin & Somerset Co., among others.
Ms. Benenson holds both A.B. and M.B.A. degrees from Cornell University and an M.S. degree in financial risk management from NYU Stern School of Business. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the League Education and Treatment Center in New York City, the Alumni Development Committee for The Chapin School and the Benefit Committee for Young New Yorkers For The Philharmonic. She recently completed a two-year term as the National Chair of Young Alumni Annual Giving for Cornell University, and is currently a member of the Metro New York Regional Campaign Committee for the Cornell Annual Fund. Ms. Benenson has served as a volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation since 1999.