Cortney Liddiard is the CEO of Ball Ventures, a commercial real estate and private equity company with projects across the United States.
Cortney Liddiard began his career working in U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch's office in Washington, D.C. where he served on the taxation staff and was exposed to a variety of taxation issues from the legislative perspective. He later joined and became a partner at Rudd & Company, PLLC, a large regional accounting firm, where he represented clients in all aspects of accounting and taxation and provided business consultation including real estate development, finance and taxation advice.
In July 2002, Cortney Liddiard became Chief Executive Officer of Ball Ventures, a commercial real estate and private equity company with projects across the country. In connection with Ball Ventures’ private equity investments, Cortney serves on the board of directors of ARB Midstream, LLC, an energy investment and development company, on the executive management committee of Sunterra Springs, LLC, a healthcare services company, and on the board of directors for Texas Security Bank. Cortney currently serves on Governor Brad Little’s Economic Rebound Advisory Committee for Idaho. In 2021, Cortney joined the Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho (REDI) board as Vice Chair.
Cortney attended Utah State University where he received his Bachelors of Science in Accounting, cum laude, and his Masters of Accountancy with an emphasis in tax.
In his spare time, Cortney enjoys being with his family in the outdoors and is an avid fly fisherman and cycling enthusiast.