Stephanie Gandomi is a board certified, licensed genetic counselor. She earned her Master of Science in genetic counseling at Brandeis University in 2006 and her MBA from Boise State University in 2019. In 2006, Stephanie co-founded the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford Perinatal Diagnostic Center in Salinas, and subsequently worked in industry at Ambry Genetics and Invitae between 2013-2016. In 2016, Stephanie became the first genetic counselor in the Blue Cross Blue Shield System of payers as the Principal Program Manager for precision medicine at Blue Shield of California. During this time, she also co-founded the Boise State University Genetic Counseling Masters of Science program. In 2019, Stephanie became the Director of Genetics at UnitedHealthcare before returning to Ambry in December 2020, where she was the Health Plans Director, Policy Specialist until 2023. She is currently the Director of Payer Relations at GeneDx on the Market Access team focusing on whole genome sequencing, rare disease, and medical policy development. Stephanie is an AAPC Certified Professional Coder for insurance billing and reimbursement and an AAPC Certified Professional Compliance Officer for insurance. She guest lectures on insurance, billing, and fraud/waste/abuse issues around the country and serves on a variety of graduate thesis committees supporting students with insurance and reimbursement research projects.