Julia Valentour, M.S., EMT-B, is an American Heart Association Training Center Coordinator, and a media spokesperson for ACE. She teaches ACE courses including Heartsaver and the Integrated Fitness Training workshop. Along with being a certified EMT, she holds fitness certifications by ACE and the American College of Sports Medicine. Julia obtained her M.S. in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University and has taught Kinesiology for California State University San Marcos. Before coming to ACE, she spent several years working for the Navy where she served as the Afloat Fitness Director aboard the aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68), including an 8-month deployment to the Persian Gulf in 2003 for Operation Iraqi Freedom.