The guru of Services Drafts CourtneyGras Speaker and advocate, small business and startup sales consultant, consultant on millennial engagemen and team building Courtney Gras is an engineer by training and an entrepreneur by nature. After leaving her job as a power systems engineer at NASA, Courtney has worked to re-brand herself and focus her career on supporting startup companies and small businesses as a consultant in sales, team building, and cultural development for millennials.v Experienced Entrepreneur: Named Forbes 30 Under 30 in Cleantech (2016) and Midwest Energy Top 40 Under 40 in Cleantech (2015). Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of cleantech startup Design Flux Technologies. Raised over $225k in funding and supports a team of 8.v Recognized Woman Leader: Awardee of the “College Women Leadership Award”, ComEd "Female Founder Award"?, Smart Business "Rising Star Award"?, and “Outstanding Team Leader Award"?.v Leader in Sales and Customer Relations: Proven track record driving exponential growth with engineering consulting services firms. Known and recognized for developing strong, lasting relationships with customers.v Awarded Engineer: Research presented at over 10 conferences (2 international), co-author of 5 peer-reviewed publications, featured Case-Study Author in "Engineering Skills for Career Success".v Engaging Public-Speaker: Frequently-requested presenter and career coach on entrepreneurship, student start-ups, women in tech, and leadership development at academic and professional venues. Work Terms Available for part-time (5-20 hours/week). Teleworking is preferred. Moderate travel is acceptable. Preferred work hours: 7am-5pm EST (flexible).