Sevilla, assistant vice president of patient care services for Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., has 28 years of experience in nursing administration, education, and inpatient/outpatient services. Prior to his position at Carolinas Medical Center he spent four years as vice president of patient care services at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, where he was responsible for a $132 million operating budget and 1,200 full-time employees. He was also executive director of critical care services at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center in Mission Viejo, Calif. from 2001 to 2005. Sevilla began his career as an emergency department technician at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills, Calif. After completing a B.S.N. program at Cal State Dominguez Hills, he enrolled in the UCLA School of Nursing’s M.S.N. program in Nursing Administration. Through a variety of healthcare roles he has been particularly interested in creating organizations and cultures in which nurses can thrive.