Oscar Ortiz, father of Sebastian, is National Sales Leader of the Audit Practice at Crowe Horwath, a top ten national accounting firm. In this role, Oscar is responsible for driving sales growth in the audit practice. A graduate of Florida International University, he received a bachelor degree in Finance and is a graduate of the Florida School of Banking.
Throughout Sebastian’s battle, Oscar learned more about the challenges facing children with cancer. He and his wife discovered that ours is a world with limited options for children, despite significant strides made with adult cancers. In order to do better for the children that represent our future, Oscar established the SebastianStrong Foundation, whose mission is to raise awareness of childhood cancer and raise money to fund less toxic and more targeted childhood cancer cures.
Oscar and his wife Rose live in Miami Springs with Sebastian’s brothers Oscar Jr and Lucas. The entire extended family is committed to the cause of honoring Sebastian’s legacy.