Professional Profile: Margaret Bortner, 2019

Margaret Bortner

Name: Margaret Bortner

Title: Corporate Communications Manager

Company: AKF Group

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Harrisburg, PA

Education: B.A., Communications, Lycoming College

First job: Retail, Hershey’s Chocolate World

First job in real estate or allied field: This one!

How do you unwind from a busy day? Go for a run or play with my nephews

Favorite movie: “The Princess Bride” and “The Shawshank Redemption” 

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Ingrid Michaelson – “Stranger Songs”

One word to describe your work environment: Imaginative

Rules to live by in business: Treat everyone with respect. Someone may need help from you today, but you may need help from them tomorrow.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Gilda Radner – my parents introduced me to her comedy during my teenage years and I so wish I could have been friends with her! We’d go to a wine bar to share a bottle and crack jokes.

What is your dream job? Criminal psychologist