Madison (Maddy) Kukura works for Edwards Lifesciences as a Research and Development engineer in their Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies business unit. Madison graduated with her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Tech and is passionate about designing simple solutions for procedural success. Although she is native to West Virginia, Madison has fully embraced the Southern California lifestyle. She enjoys running along the Huntington Beach path, surfing in Newport, and has recently taken up climbing. Outside of work and leisure activities, Madison volunteers for the Foster Teen Ministry at Rockharbor, where she has the opportunity to mentor teens from Group Homes.