Amy Bortner was born and raised in Buffalo, NY the youngest of nine children. After losing two brothers to suicide, she has committed herself to raising awareness of mental illness. She has served as a volunteer for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and joined the New Day Campaign Advisory Board in 2015. With a background in marketing and education, Amy’s goal is to help bring awareness and educational programming to all those in need, in particular young adults. She lives in Towson with her husband and three children.