Bobby Straus is a public speaker and author of In Search of A Way Out: A True Story of Depression, Bullying, and a Journey Toward Hope. In this uplifting story, Bobby shares private details of his decades-long struggle to overcome depression to give the millions that are suffering, and their families, the hope that recovery is possible and the comfort and relief of knowing that they are not alone. In support of organizations dedicated to building awareness about mental health, Bobby offers his time to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), as one of their speakers educating, informing, and giving hope to patients in mental healthcare facilities, students and staff in high schools and universities, families of those caring for loved ones suffering from depression and other groups.
Bobby has spent more than thirty years working in the financial markets as a trader, professional money manager, and investment advisor. Bobby has earned a BA in journalism from New York University and an MBA from the University of Denver. He lives in Colorado with his wife, son, and their canine comedian, Jasper.