Stephanie Martinson - Founder/President

Stephanie was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ("an enlarged heart") at age 23 after experiencing an aborted Sudden Cardiac Arrest while climbing up Yosemite's Half Dome. In addition to being the founder of Racing Hearts, Stephanie is a Speech Pathologist at the Palo Alto Veteran Affairs Hospital, and has been a medical contributor to research findings relative to Traumatic Brain Injuries. Stephanie is also the Project Director of the Santa Clara County Wide AED program and oversees all Racing Hearts operations.