About Kerri

Kerri Courtright is an entrepreneur and small business owner who has built companies, created jobs, and balanced budgets. She founded Today’s Growth

Kerri Courtright

Kerri Courtright

Consultant, an Inc. 500/5000 company that was recently recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States.

She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of St. Francis with a major in Political Science and a minor in History. Kerri is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce and the Grundy County Economic Development Council. She is the Treasurer for her Homeowners Association, sits on the Christian Education Board for her church, and raises money for a number of local charities including serving on the fundraising committee for her children’s school’s annual Jubilate fundraiser. She speaks regularly at area events regarding the importance of the Constitution, voting, local government and business.

Kerri Courtright, Lincoln Series

Kerri Courtright at Lincoln Series

Kerri has been a Republican since the age of 18. She was President of the Will County Young Republicans while in College and has worked on numerous area campaigns. She is a Republican Committeeman and serves the Grundy County Republican Party as District 2 Vice-Chairman. She is a graduate of the Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series and is a member of the Illinois Federation of Republican Women. She also serves as the Treasurer of the Grundy County Chapter of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly.

She prides herself on becoming the best in her chosen sport. As a sophomore at St. Francis Academy, Kerri tried out for and made the dance team. Over her three years on the team they won the National Dance Team Title three times in multiple divisions. Upon leaving high school, a dance company recruited her to travel the Midwest and teach dance to high school teams. She choreographed winning competition routines for many high schools, including the local Minooka High School team. By her second year of college she had been recruited by another dance company to travel the United States to instruct collegiate dance teams. At the age of 24, she submitted her application to try out for the Chicago Bulls Luv-A-Bulls. After a rigorous tryout, she was 1 of 25 women chosen from over 2,000 applicants.

Kerri married her college sweetheart, Ken Courtright, in 1994. They live in Minooka with their 4 children: Kaci (15), Kara (13), Kameron (11), and Kenneth IV (6). Until last year they homeschooled their children, each of which has excelled academically. Kaci and Kara now attend Joliet Catholic Academy. The family attends Messiah Lutheran Church.