Courtney Oliver

Director of Programs

Courtney Oliver is the Director of Programs at Accion Systems, responsible for the successful execution of all government and commercial programs, as well as leading program capture.

Prior to Accion, Ms. Oliver served on a core team of project managers tasked with establishing the Program Management Office at the Space Telescope Science Institute, leading various programs and implementing programmatic strategies across the Institute for the science operations of the Hubble and James Webb space telescopes. Before earning her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, she served as the Integration and Test Lead for the Science and Operations Center of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Ms. Oliver has held various positions as a civil servant for NASA at the Johnson Space Center including working as a certified backroom flight controller for the International Space Station’s International Liaison Office, a member of the Programmatic Strategic Integration Risk Management team for the Orion spacecraft and SLS launch vehicle, and as a rotational project manager for the Amine Swingbed payload onboard the ISS.

Ms. Oliver holds an M.S. in Space Systems Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, and a B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University.