Courtney Stancil is the President of New Hanover College. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Biology, and a Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She works as a Counry Approval Specialist at Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC in Wilmington, NC. She is an active member of the PPD Wilmington Toastmaster's Club to help promote effective communication and leadership skills. Courtney is married to Joseph Stancil, Chairman of Straightway Ministries and helps her husband with the youth outreach ministry.