Courtney Andersen

Board Member

General Mills Vice President, Supply Chain and Founder: Lioness Unleashed LLC

Courtney Andersen currently works at General Mills as Vice President of Supply Chain. Courtney has 20+ years of operations, plant management, engineering, and people leadership experience in the food, beverage, and consumer goods industries. In her current role, Courtney is responsible for developing and executing end-to end Supply Chain strategies to drive business performance and to accelerate innovation, margin enhancement and growth.

Courtney joined General Mills in 2005 as an electrical engineer and has advanced through numerous roles of increasing responsibility and global scope, most recently relocating her family to Geneva, Switzerland, where she was recognized as the first female leader of General Mills Supply Chain for Europe and Australia.

Courtney is also a champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a deep passion for developing the future workforce with integrity, clear communication, and transparency. She has held leadership roles in several of General Mills diversity networks: Women’s Leadership Network, Women in Supply Chain, and is the current Executive Sponsor for the Black Champions Network.

Prior to General Mills, Courtney worked for three years at Brown-Forman Corporation as a Senior Electrical Engineer based in Louisville, KY. She holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Courtney currently resides in Minneapolis with her daughter, Harper. She is an active member of the Jack and Jill of America Inc., City of Lakes Chapter, her local church and is the co-founder and chair of a STEM scholarship (Margretta Nash Scholarship Fund) dedicated to motivating, empowering, and educating minority girls to succeed in school and life. In her free time Courtney enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and staying active.

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