Cortney joins the Ampersand team with tons of personal and professional knowledge of the needs of both youth and families. Cortney has worked in several areas of the human services field ranging from supportive housing to foster care and adoption. In doing so, she learned that youth are her favorite population to engage with. Cortney appreciates the honesty and humor that young people often provide. Cortney understands that adoption can be a complex process but believes the final reward will always outweigh any complications or setbacks for all parties involved. She is extremely excited to act as a resource for both adolescents and families engaged in the child welfare system and hopes to make an impact on a micro, mezzo and macro level!