Courtney Hagen joined YSC after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2006 at the age of 33. She brings to the YSC Board of Directors a passion for supporting young women diagnosed with breast cancer, plus more than 15 years of strategy, marketing and human resources experience through her career in executive search and management consulting. She is currently Chief Talent Officer for Littlejohn, a private equity firm that invests in middle market companies. In this role, she partners with the investors and management teams of companies across the portfolio to acquire, coach and develop high-performing talent. Previously, as SVP of Human Resources for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc., Courtney worked across LVMH’s portfolio of 70+ luxury brands to create and execute strategic HR programs to support talent needs for LVMH in North America. Prior to this, Courtney led global executive talent acquisition for PepsiCo across sectors, functions and geographies. Courtney joined PepsiCo from a career in executive search and management consulting, with roles at Russell Reynolds Associates, where she led searches for marketing, sales and HR executives, and Bridge Strategy Group/Renaissance Worldwide, where she led strategy consulting engagements for Fortune 1000 companies in the US, Europe and South Africa. Courtney holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Courtney participated in her first YSC Tour de Pink bike ride just six months after her treatment ended to celebrate being cancer-free and has continued to volunteer and fundraise for YSC through Tour de Pink and the In Living Pink gala committee. She joined the Board of YSC in 2012 and served as President 2016-2017.