Meet the people behind our mission
CAE Healthcare is led by a worldwide group of hands-on leaders with experience in simulation, education, emergency medicine, anesthesia, medical devices, operational excellence, technology, innovation and more. Together, this team drives the strategy behind our educational ecosystem, including the products, services and support we offer. Take a moment to meet the people behind the mission of preparing healthcare professionals for the moments that matter.
Jeff EvansPresident, CAE Healthcare
Jeff Evans joined CAE Healthcare in May 2021 and was named the company’s President in January 2023.
Previously, Jeff served as the Vice President of Global Sales and Customer Excellence for CAE Healthcare, overseeing activities related to defining and implementing the company’s sales and customer service strategies. His responsibilities included account and market development, overseeing global sales activities, owning and optimizing sales channel execution and performance, and leading the global sales and customer service teams.
Jeff joined CAE Healthcare after more than 17 years with GE Healthcare. He started in GE Healthcare’s commercial service organization and took on progressively more responsibility, serving as the Vice President of Strategy, National Accounts and Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs); Vice President, Healthcare Digital for the United States and Canada; and Vice President of GE Healthcare for the Pacific Northwest. His tenure gave him experience in redefining sales processes, analyzing data, driving channel strategy, redefining value propositions, and developing both managers and individual contributors in his organizations.
Jeff earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a minor in finance from the University of Arizona and a Master of Business Administration degree with a focus on marketing from Saint Mary’s College of California. He also received a fellowship in healthcare administration and management from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Christine MeierVice President and Chief Operating Officer
Christine Meier, who joined CAE Healthcare in 2022, is responsible for developing an efficient, adaptable and scalable operational structure to support business growth. She also oversees the delivery of our products and services with a focus on quality and culture.
Prior to joining CAE Healthcare, Christine spent more than 20 years at GE Healthcare and St. Jude Medical, working in various leadership roles in operations, customer solutions, clinical asset management, field service, commercial operations and service operations. Her career has provided her with experience in healthcare solutions, profit and loss management and operational performance. Before pursuing a career in healthcare, Christine served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force.
Christine earned a bachelor’s degree in architectural studies from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Oklahoma.
Simon WallsVice President, Marketing, Strategy and Partnership
Simon Walls joined CAE Healthcare in February 2022. As the Vice President of Marketing, Strategy and Partnership for CAE Healthcare, Simon oversees up- and downstream marketing, commercialization and implementation of all marketing programs, including new product launches, market development and key industry relationships. He also leads the creation of industry alliances and the identification of new business development opportunities.
Simon has worked for and with major companies worldwide, including executive positions at Carrier Commercial Service; Samuel, Son & Co.; GE Healthcare; and multiple technology firms. His career has evolved from applied marketing and business development to leading, designing, and implementing market and client strategies. This experience has broadened his expertise across diverse industries, geographies, and market segments, including marketing agencies, general and specialist management consulting firms, enterprise software, medical devices, metal distribution and manufacturing, and more.
Simon has a Higher National Diploma in business and finance, specializing in marketing and advertising, from Kingston University, Surrey, England. He serves as the co-chair of the corporate roundtable for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.
Dr. Stefan MonkChief Medical Officer
Dr. Stefan Monk is an anesthesiologist, emergency medicine specialist, educator and director who began his career with CAE Healthcare in 2010. In his role as Chief Medical Officer, Stefan collaborates with global authorities, key opinion leaders (KOLs) and subject matter experts (SMEs) to build and manage strategic relationships with stakeholders in healthcare, such as professional societies, patient safety organizations, regulatory bodies, medical device companies and hospitals, while spreading awareness of the CAE mission to make healthcare safer.
Stefan′s professional history includes stints at Mainz University and the German Air Rescue Service. He was also chief emergency physician of the city of Mainz, Germany. Stefan is a speaker, published author and SME and was pivotal in the successful introduction of simulation into Germany′s undergraduate medical education.
Stefan is a member of the German Anaesthesia Society, the European Anaesthesia Society, the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM) and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). He is a former president of SESAM, has been a member of several committees of the SSH and has co-authored the Healthcare Simulationist Code of Ethics. He also serves on the Phillips Healthcare Patient Safety Advisory Board.
Gino ServelloChief Financial Officer
Gino Servello serves as the Healthcare division’s Chief Financial Officer, responsible for guiding the company’s finance functions to help achieve business objectives.
Gino has more than 15 years of progressive financial management experience. Prior to joining CAE in 2021, he served as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for a division of Smiths Group, where he oversaw financial operational support and bid and proposal activity. His diverse background includes various roles of increasing responsibilities at L3 Technologies, Spirit AeroSystems, Canon USA and TD Bank. His expertise and experience include strategic financial planning, financial forecasting and analysis, bid and proposals, and elevating process efficiencies.
Gino earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University in Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Scott ButlerVice President of Global Sales
Scott Butler joined CAE Healthcare in 2021 and was named Vice President of Global Sales in May 2023. Scott is responsible for leading the global sales team, defining and implementing the sales strategy, developing accounts and markets, and achieving revenue targets.
Prior to joining CAE Healthcare, Scott led a strategic sales team for Cardinal Health focused on supporting products and distribution. He also held many sales leadership roles at GE Healthcare, including Zone Sales Director for ultrasound, Life Care Solutions Regional Manager, Deal Hub Manager and Service Sales Commercial Manager. Scott also served in the United States Army as an air defense artillery officer.
Scott earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Iowa and a Master of Business Administration degree from Thomas More University.
Jillian EdwardsDirector of Sales, Custom Industry Solutions
Jillian Edwards joined CAE Healthcare as the Director of Sales, Custom Industry Solutions in April 2023. In this role, she leads the worldwide Custom Industry Solutions sales organization, working with them to develop and grow the Custom Industry Solutions portfolio.
Prior to CAE Healthcare, Jillian spent 10 years in sales and leadership roles at GE Healthcare, where she focused on developing high-performing teams, strategically aligning skills to role development, delighting customers and delivering growth through operational effectiveness.
Jillian earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Florida’s Hough Graduate School of Business. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial and systems engineering with a minor in business administration, sales engineering and entrepreneurship from the University of Florida’s College of Engineering.
Jennifer JulaSenior Legal Counsel
Jennifer Jula joined CAE Healthcare in 2011. As senior legal counsel, she provides guidance on all corporate legal matters and engages in the company’s overall corporate business strategy.
Jennifer serves as key legal adviser on major business transactions, including licensing agreements, development agreements, partnership agreements and joint ventures. Among other responsibilities, she manages and negotiates contractual matters, creates and monitors standard sales and purchasing terms, and ensures operational compliance with applicable regulations including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, export controls and Federal Acquisition Regulation.
Before joining CAE Healthcare, Jennifer clerked for the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida and for Zimmet, Unice, & Salzman, P.A. She also has served as assistant editor for Revere Legal Publishers.
Jennifer graduated from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law, specializing in intellectual property law. She also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology with a mathematics minor from the University of Florida.
Karl HarikDirector, Human Resources
Karl Harik joined CAE Healthcare in March 2001 as a Human Resources Business Partner and was named Healthcare’s Director of Human Resources thanks to his leadership qualities. Today, he provides Human Resources stewardship in the U.S., Canada and Asia-Pacific region, overseeing all HR functions, including guiding the strategies and practices that attract, develop and retain the most qualified professionals who will shape the company’s culture and contribute to CAE Healthcare’s success.
Karl is a highly energetic and business-oriented leader with an extensive history in the aviation and healthcare simulation industries. His interests include people engagement, corporate culture, sales training and optimization, and business integration.
Karl earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a master’s degree in management: analysis and development of organizations from the University of Montreal.