Spotlight on Female Founders: DropZone for Veterans

Meet Courtney Wilson, Founder & CEO of DropZone for Veterans. As a female combat veteran, Courtney launched the digital platform to match the military community to personalized and high-impact resources, benefits, and opportunities.

Why did you apply to MC?
​Two fellow Babson alumnae were in previous cohorts (Emily Levy, CEO of Mighty Well and Joanna Geisinger of TORq Interface) and not only did they rave about the program experience, but seeing the impact it had on their business made me really see what an amazing opportunity it was.

What's your personal motto or quote that keeps you pushing ahead?
“Be who you were created to be and you will set the world on fire."

What did you want to be when you were a kid?
A therapist or writer.

After work, where can we find you?
On my couch with my puppy and boyfriend watching Top Chef and being waaaayy too judgey for someone who is a terrible cook!

What do you do every morning to start your day on the right track?
5am Orange Theory fitness class.

Favorite place to eat in Boston?
​The Chipyard. Yes, it is a cookie shop; no I am not ashamed.

How many cups of coffee get you through a day? ​
Free Red Bulls are my jam.

Where do you go to get inspiration? ​
My fellow Wellesley women or female veterans.