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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.


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...
What Does Culture Fit Mean?

What Does Culture Fit Mean?

Every company has a culture, good or bad. When it’s good—companies want to make sure each hire fits that culture. As the Happiness Captain for SR, it’s part of my role to make sure you’ll thrive in our culture. If the very thought of a culture interview terrifies you,...
Girl Power Part Deux

Girl Power Part Deux

Finding the balance between parenting and working is a whole new challenge. Square Root is joining a growing trend of companies that are flipping the script on parenting in the U.S. Bringing life into work is the new work-life balance. I literally bring my life into...