Courtney (Elmore) Sward

Name: Courtney Elmore Sward

Name in High School: Courtney Elmore

Current City/State: Downingtown, PA

Current Occupation: Stay at home mom but I was a fashion designer for 11 years.

Single/Married/Other: Married for 8 years to Glenn

Kids: Dylan (4yrs) and Hailey (2 1/2yrs)

What H.S. group, club, sports or activities were you involved in?: Drill Team, Girls golf in my senior year for a B in JP’s class

What is your favorite high school memory?: Hanging in the pits with friends. The last day of senior year when everyone was leaving to go home I was stuck in Mrs. Husted’s french class making up 3-4 test that I skipped (oops). Too bad she left me alone with my french books (pretty sure I passed).

Miss anything about those days?: Being able to see my friends on a daily basis and not having any worries.

Military Service/College/Other: Clark College (1993), Washington State University (1995)

What have you been doing since June, 1990?: After graduation I moved to Vancouver, WA just outside of Portland, OR. I attended Clark College before transfering to Washington State University (1995). After graduation, I went back to Portland and worked as a Design Assistant for Jantzen swim apparel. I moved to the New York City area in 1997. I Designed for a few companies befor landing my job at Macy’s Merchandising Group. In 7 years at Macy’s I earned my Sr. Designer title and was responsible for 3 of Macy’s private label clothing lines. In 2002 I married my wonderful husband Glenn Sward. We had Dylan in 2006, at which time I left work to be a stay at home mom. In 2007 Hailey was born and we moved to Downingtown, PA for Glenn’s work. As my children are getting older I am preparing to return to the workforce by creating my own freelance design business.

Significant Achievements?: Working in an industry I always dreamed of while growing up and then raising 2 wonderful children.

Places you’ve traveled?: Most of US, Montreal, Vancouver BC, Cancun, Cayman islands, Aruba, St.Lucia, France, London, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, India, Singapore


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