Professional Profile: Margaret Bortner 2021

Margaret Bortner

Name: Margaret Bortner

Title: 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

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?:I share AKF’s achievements through our internal and external communications channels. In the future, I plan to continue highlighting unique and innovative people and projects.

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

Favorite book or author: Of all time, “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte; Of 2020, “Leave the World Behind” by Rumaan Alam

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

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded?:“Such Pretty Forks in the Road” by Alanis Morissette 

Rules to live by in business: Treat everyone with respect. Someone may need help from you today that you need help from 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? (something other than your current job):Muppeteer