Courtney Farrell - Chicostart

Courtney Farrell – Community Resource Manager – has over 17 years’ experience in economic3-Core-Logo and community development.  She has coordinated development efforts between cities, counties, government agencies, private companies and nonprofits.  She assists with marketing of programs to 3CORE’s Target Area as well as screening clients for both the Planning and Lending sides of the organization.  Her expertise is in grant writing, donor development and fundraising.  Courtney holds a graduate degree from CSU, Chico and is a graduate of School of Executive Leadership Training in partnership with the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business and has completed the University of Arizona’s Economic Development Course.

Community Resource Manager


– Present (3 years 10 months)Chico, California Area

Adjunct Lecturer

California State University, Chico

– Present (1 year 9 months)Department of Management

President 2014-15

Chico Sunrise Rotary

– Present (6 years)

Community Advisory Board Member

Gateway Science Museum

(1 year 1 month)Chico, California Area

Field Rep


(1 year)

Executive Director

Chico Creek Nature Center

(7 months)Chico, CA

Chief Development Officer

Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley

(3 years 6 months)