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Our Global Team

We are built on the strength of our people. Our global team brings diverse experience, skills, and insights to drive innovation and answer our company’s mission: to prepare frontline healthcare workers to Be READY.


Global Vice President Sales & Marketing
Lee Johnson joined Nasco Healthcare in 2016 as Director of Sales for Europe and the Asia Pacific. In 2018, Lee was promoted to VP, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, where he is building and leading a high performing team. Lee is responsible to lead and direct all sales, marketing and customer service across our international and US markets. Previously, Lee served as International Sales Manager at Limbs & Things for 20 years, where he developed the international distributor network from 0 to 90 distributors covering over 70 countries. Lee’s passionate commitment to continuous improvement and dedication to his customers represents Nasco Healthcare’s corporate spirit. 



Global Director of Customer Service
Juan Vergara joined Nasco Healthcare as Global Director of Customer Service in 2023. Juan has a successful track record in Customer Service using a variety of metrics which he looks forward to implementing at Nasco Healthcare. Educated at University of Wisconsin and Rockhurst University of Chicago, Juan is experienced in managing a multinational team. He has a wealth of experience in distributor management, vendor management, contact center management, SalesForce implementation and shipping. Juan is based out of Wisconsin and speaks Spanish and Portuguese.


Director of Business Operations
Kelly began her career with Nasco in 2003 in Purchasing, where she was quickly promoted to Assistant Director of Healthcare. Kelly has an extensive background in Healthcare education and product development/management with simulation and training products, across EMS and nursing markets. After many years of building distributor and customer relations, Kelly was promoted to Director of Healthcare, where she continued to establish closer business relationships, building the foundations for growth. In 2019 Kelly was promoted to Director of Business Operations, where she now manages a multitude of different projects and people, including Customer Service and Technical Support. Kelly leads a team that has operational excellence and customer satisfaction as their core values, empowering staff to make a difference. She is a dedicated leader with a huge passion and commitment to improve all aspects of our operations and drive Nasco Healthcare to become #1 in Customer Service. 


Global Sales Director International Markets / Middle East & Africa Sales Director

A pharmacist by profession and a graduate of King’s College, London, Manan Kalia is a highly accomplished professional in the simulation industry and a sales leader in the Middle East and North Africa. As the Business Unit Manager for the Simulation Division at Leader Healthcare, Manan has been successful in building a strong organization and developing a team that delivers profitable results.

During his time in the region, Manan has developed business relations supporting growth of simulation in the GCC and Africa for some major medical simulation companies like CAE Healthcare, Body Interact, Adam Rouilly, Sectra, Surgical Science and many more.



Sales Director – Southwest & Canada

Colin brings a wealth of experience and a passion for healthcare simulation to Nasco Healthcare, particularly within the realm of virtual reality (VR) technologies. He possesses a strong background in sales and account management, consistently surpassing sales targets and fostering great partnerships.

His previous roles include serving as a flight paramedic and volunteering as a firefighter/EMT. Colin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, as well as an associate degree in Paramedic Science from Fox Valley College.


Sales Director, Latin America
Graduated in Electronics and Automation and business administration, Edmundo Vargas Neto joined Nasco Healthcare in 2016 as sales director for Brazil. In 2019, Edmundo was promoted to Sales Director Latin America, where he is rebuilding and leading a team of high-performance distributors. Previously, Edmundo served as sales manager for several multinational companies in the fields of medical devices and simulation for 30 years, where he developed a network of 60 international distributors, covering all of Latin America and the Caribbean. Edmundo is passionate about his work and his commitment is to continuous improvement and dedication to his customers, representing the constant corporate spirit of Nasco Healthcare.


Sales Director, Asia Pacific

Louis is passionate about medical education and hands-on training. With a background in international business management and electronic engineering, he is responsible for developing new business in the Asia-Pacific region and solidifying relationships with our distributors and direct clients.

Louis has completed several full-simulation center projects with state-of-the-art products in Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia. This has helped healthcare professionals keep up with the continuous evolving healthcare industry in these emerging Asian countries.

He also speaks four languages!


Sales Director South Asia
Siddhartha Singh is a dedicated Healthcare Sales Professional with 6+ years of proven track record success in different healthcare domains. A quick learner and efficient worker, managing multiple responsibilities effectively and successfully. He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Bioinformatics from Amity University, Noida, India. Skilled in establishing new segments and managing operational frameworks and defining strategies. Siddhartha was a Zonal Business Manager at Sandor Medicaid's Pvt. Ltd, focusing on establishing simulation and skills labs all over India, has played a crucial role in establishing Nasco Healthcare's presence in the country.


Sales Director - Europe
Michal brings over 18 years of experience in distributing medical teaching aids and supplies, including collaborating with key stakeholders to develop new products. He played a key role in the introduction of new manufacturers of virtual anatomy tables to the European market.

Michal has also been instrumental in identifying suitable distribution channels, providing leadership, and ensuring high-quality support for seamless collaboration between manufacturers and distributors.


Technical and Support Manager
After studying mechanical design at Madison Area Technical College in Wisconsin, Khaled Abu Dayyeh began his journey with Nasco Healthcare in 2001 as an R&D Engineer. His passion as an artist opened his eyes to a world of design and product development of healthcare training products, from task trainers to simulators. In 2011, Khaled was promoted to Director of Sales for the Middle East and Africa, where he developed strong, trusting relationships with distributors and customers in this region. With his extensive background and experiences with Nasco Healthcare products, Khaled accepted a position as Nasco Healthcare’s Technical and Support Manager, in 2019. He specifically focuses on helping customers with training and other technical issues. Being fluent in both English and Arabic, means Khaled is prepared to help customers globally, with expert training and knowledgeable technical support.