Stephenie Rulli has her undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati, and a Master's in Education from Xavier University. In 2010 The Miracle Mind , Sonya’s Story was published and she along with Mary and Sonya took their message to caregivers and the medical community by: Speaking nationally at conferences, providing a step by step guide for caregivers and educating medical professionals to the caregivers everyday struggles after discharge . Stephenie volunteers with many local organizations and has traveled with CardioStart International training nurses.
Sonya Rulli has been married for 57 years and is the mother of 7 children. For 10 years she was the caregiver for her mother-in-law, who suffered the debilitating effects of a stroke. Sonya has an extraordinary capacity for giving and to selflessly do whatever is necessary to help others. Because of her compassion and ability to "figure things out" she developed the foundation for The Miracle Mind program. Sonya has volunteered throughout her life and is currently a Meals on Wheels volunteer.
Mary Rulli graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and has worked in the publishing industry for over 25 years. She and her sister Stephenie formed Sempervivum Publishing and published The Miracle Mind, Sonya's Story. Sempervivum means always living. Sonya’s Story encourages this philosophy by honoring the lives and wisdom of the people that came together to make a difference in the life of a cherished family member. The Miracle Mind, Sonya's Story is a roadmap for other families experiencing caregiving issues to also come together.