Meet Our Founder
Stephanie “BettiePageGames” Owens has been involved in online gaming communities for over 10 years. She has created and managed several gaming communities including the WiiGA, The IWGC, BAGS, Red Shirt Raiders and now Betties Bombers.
She is an Xbox Ambassador; has hosted gaming tournaments and written many articles about the video game industry throughout her career. She serves on the Board of Directors, as an advisor, for Uniformed Gaming, a NC NPO that provides services to the first responder and military communities. She is also a member of the National Association of Peer Supporters and the National Volunteer Fire Council.
Stephanie was a Police Dispatcher, EMT and an EMT Instructor for over a decade serving several local communities in Monmouth and Middlesex counties in New Jersey.
She holds certifications in several areas of Veteran service related issues such as PTSD, Suicide in the Military, Veterans Affairs and Military Culture. She has worked and volunteered for two military non-profit’s in the gaming space and created a crisis intervention program that is currently being studied by the CDC. She has dedicated herself to helping not only veterans, but also first responders, realize the mental wellness benefits that video games have to offer. Through this work, she has earned recognition from PsychArmor for Betties Bombers as a Certified Veteran Ready Organization.
Stephanie enjoys playing Assassin’s Creed, The Division, Forza, Tetris, Hexic and Pure Hold ‘Em and more. She prefers Consoles to PC and plays on PS4, Xbox One and occasionally the Nintendo Switch if she can pry it from her son’s hands.