Courtney Branson

Courtney brings her creativity to everything she does and Square Root is no exception. She handles a little bit of everything but is especially good at employee relations and HR. Mom to a little girl, Courtney’s compassion and patience keep our team grounded and thriving. Prior to joining Square Root, she spent years in HR for large companies, focusing on culture and employee morale. She knows just what it takes to pull the best out of people and has a knack for inspiring and connecting the right folks. Courtney has a degree in English with minors in philosophy and history from Texas A&M University. When she’s not busy building our award-winning culture, you’ll find Courtney reading, blogging, hula hooping, or spending time with her husband, daughter, two dogs, and cat.


How Being a Mom Made Me Better at My Job

How Being a Mom Made Me Better at My Job

How Being a Mom Made Me Better at My Job BY: COURTNEY BRANSON DEC. 30, 2016 My first full year of being a working mom is in the books! To be honest, I spent a good chunk of this year rediscovering the joy and purpose in my career. After spending three months in what...
So you’re thinking about attending NewCoATX?

So you’re thinking about attending NewCoATX?

One of the great things about Austin is that there is always something going on in the ATX tech scene. For example, coming next week companies across Austin, including Square Root, will be opening their doors for the NewCoATX festival. What is NewCo you ask? NewCo is...
Why I Recently Learned Binary Code

Why I Recently Learned Binary Code

When I joined Square Root as the Happiness Captain 2.5 years ago I certainly did not think my career would take me there. But to quote a fellow radical from our recent culture survey, “My career has gone places I never expected in the best way.” So has mine. One of...