Assistant director | Courtney Nelson

Courtney Nelson connects with participants and families on a personal level through her own experiences with her sister, who has Down syndrome. She works to go the extra mile on all her tasks and steps out-of-the-box to create fresh ideas. Her mission is to use her knowledge and experience to better the lives of those around her and inspire others through strength.

As the Assistant State Director, Courtney helps oversee all aspects of South Dakota Miss Amazing. She seeks out new ways to improve our current systems and help the rest of the committee members meet and achieve their goals.

Courtney is a store manager at Pizza Ranch in Sioux Falls, where she assists with hiring and training employees, runs social media accounts, and handles customer complaints. She is married and has two children.