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Meet Our Team

David Garofalo
Chief Executive Officer

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David brings over 10 years of health care strategy, operations, and change management leadership experience to EAS. David has experience executing large scale M&A transactions, developing target operating models and implementing care delivery models.  As Chief Operating Officer of Annie Aesthetic, David managed day to day operations, provider relations, and growth activities for the multi-state and multi-site healthcare organizations.In addition to his time in medical aesthetics, David also joins with a background in ABA gleaned through his time as Vice President of Integration and Growth at a large national ABA provider. David led new clinic development, new client intake, authorizations, and supported enterprise business operations.
David is passionate about creating the best environment for our clinicians and staff to increase access to care and drive the best medical outcomes.

Vincent Scarlata
Chief Financial Officer

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Vincent Scarlata is the Chief Financial Officer at EAS and provides support to families throughout their relationship with EAS. He graduated from DePaul University with a finance and business management degree in 2010. He spent 6 years working as a client service specialist and account manager for a Chicago financial institution. He has also been a long time supporter of local nonprofit organizations that provide services to children and adults with autism and other disabilities.

Katy Huston
VP of Human Resources

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Katy has worked in HR for over 20 years, including for Fortune 500 companies PETCO and Paychex, Inc. as well as the largest travel nursing company in the US, AMN Healthcare. For 10 years she worked as an HR Consultant for small and medium sized businesses, then most recently, Katy managed payroll and client training implementation for the PEO division of Paychex.  Prior to beginning her career in HR, Katy graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with a degree in Human Development with a specialization in Autism Spectrum Disorder and minors in Biology and Communication.

Katy still lives in San Diego, CA with her 2 sons, husband, dog and 2 cats.  She loves podcasts, coffee, charcuterie boards, coaching her son’s baseball team and rainy days. Katy is passionate about employee coaching and development, innovation and process improvement and cultivating company culture.

Kristi Simonsen
VP of Operations

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Kristi Simonsen is the Vice President of Operations at EAS and provides operational support to all employees and families throughout our locations. She has over 20 years of experience in the corporate world with an extensive background in healthcare management, operations, human resources, and training, for both the healthcare and financial industries. She is passionate about helping others thrive and reaching their potential in both a professional and personal capacity.

Kristi is a native of Georgia where she resides with her son. She also enjoys crocheting and has published more than 70 of her own patterns and eBooks as well as taught classes to teach others the craft. Her work has been on display in many countries and won several awards for their original design.