By Karin Calloway
Courtney Wier, 42, an interior designer, is married to Alex, owner of Wier/Stewart, and has two children, Macie, 11, and Hub, 10. Wier is a member of the professional design associations: ASID, IIDA and AIA, a member of Sunday School Leaders and Wednesday Night Cooking Team at The Church of the Good Shepherd, and is a member of Construction Committee and House Committee at Augusta Country Club.
One word you would use to describe yourself: Determined.
If you could have any job, what would you choose? My job. I was born to be an interior designer and I love what I do.
What quality do you most admire the most? A sense of humor.
What’s your favorite food? Unfortunately, bread. It’s a curse.
Dream vacation? Back to Cortona, Italy, with my Husband and best friends.
Favorite place to take the kids? Brynwood pool!
If you had a super power, what would it be? Flying.
Favorite TV show: Mad Men and The Walking Dead.
What did you want to be when you grew up? An interior designer or an architect. But I’m a Dawg not a Yellow Jacket, so I became a designer.
Hobbies? Organizing, reading, drawing, cooking…(well finding the recipes and watching my husband cook), running with my girlfriends.
Is there an important life lesson you’ve learned? That a positive attitude can move mountains.
What would surprise people about you? That I love to cry.
Best thing about being a mom? Holding that soft, little hand.
Hardest part about being a mom? Seeing my kids hurt or struggle.
Favorite indulgence? A nap.
What was you first job? I was a “Blues Buster” Hostess at Bennigan’s—uniform complete with red suspenders and “flair.”
Whom do you admire the most? My Husband, Alex and my best friend, Kelley Norris.
Signature dish? Rachael Ray’s Rosemary Chicken.
Are you a planner, a dreamer or a doer? Give us an example of why: A doer. I’ve always set goals and taken the necessary steps to achieve those goals.
Favorite subject in school? Art.
Greatest hope: For my children to have a strong and intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.
Biggest fear: My son passing 4th grade and where he will go to middle school?!
What are you reading right now? Melanie Shankle’s Nobody’s Cuter Than You. It’s hysterical and I’ve cried a lot!
What inspires you? Strong, smart, motivated women….and a glass of wine at the end of the day.
Favorite college football team: The Georgia Bulldogs. (Go Dawgs, sic’em!)
Song playing in your head: Flo Rida “My House.”
This article appears in the April 2016 issue of Augusta Family Magazine.
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