Courtney Little grew up in Little Rock and attended numerous schools and colleges before graduating the University of Arkansas in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a focus on Finance. During college he earned his property and casualty insurance license and managed a couple of different restaurants. Upon graduation, he sold municipal bonds for Crews and Associates and earned a securities license.
He left the investments industry and moved to Texas to become the liaison between inside sales and architectural sales and engineering for U.S. Aluminum before returning to ACE Glass Company, Inc. in 1997. Courtney opened the Northwest Arkansas branch for ACE Glass in 1998 before leaving to attend the William H. Bowen School of Law in 2002 where he earned a Juris Doctor with Honors in 2004. He practiced construction and real estate law until he closed his firm in 2008 when he purchased ACE Glass and was named President and General Counsel.
ACE Glass Construction Corporation, which has offices in Little Rock and Lowell, has grown from the largest glass subcontractor in Arkansas to three companies that include ACE Glass Manufacturing, ACE Glass Construction, and ACE Glass Recycling. Courtney serves on a number of Committees and Boards including 2018-2019 President of the American Subcontractors Association, 2018 President of the Central Arkansas Executives Association, Board Member of the Ozark Bayou Region of YoungLife, and Past Chairman of the Board of Carelink. ACE Glass employs more than 140 teammates and independent contractors and is involved in numerous industry organizations including American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Subcontractor Association (ASA), Arkansas Advanced Energy Association (AAEA), Arkansas Recycling Coalition (ARC), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Associated General Contractors (AGC), National Glass Association (NGA), and North American Women in Construction (NAWIC).
Courtney and his teammates are working toward improving the construction industry and community and closing the loop in the glass industry. They are currently developing a glass recycling program to supplement recycling programs throughout Arkansas that do not accept glass. The program will include curbside glass collection, drop off centers, bar and restaurant collection, and accepting industrial and architectural glass.