Born and raised in Ash Grove, Missouri, Kortney earned her registered nurse (RN) designation from Southwest Baptist University/Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences in December 2012. She continued her education and earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) degree in May 2014. Kortney began her career at Mercy in the cardiovascular/surgical intensive care unit and has worked there ever since. She has always had a great interest in cosmetic nursing and started pursuing that dream at DermaHealth. Kortney enjoys cooking, floating, renovating her house, black and white movies, and spending time with her family and friends.