Our Founders

Jude Meyers Thomas

Jude Meyers Thomas – Chief Design Officer
Jude and Bill have been leaders in a movement to dramatically transform eldercare. Jude is the mother of five. Her two daughters, Hannah and Haleigh, were born with differing abilities. She has worked relentlessly to design environments that could help them thrive. Her eldest daughter, Haleigh, continues to fill her parents lives with love and lessons for making life better for people of all ages and abilities. Jude brings her passion and decades of experience to make Kallimos a place where all can experience a life worth living.

Dr. Bill Thomas

Dr. Bill Thomas – Chief Innovation Officer
Dr. Bill Thomas is a physician, professor, entrepreneur, playwright, and performer whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging. His dedication to culture change and innovations for well-being led the Wall Street Journal to highlight Dr. Thomas as one of the nation’s “top 10 innovators” changing the future of retirement in America. Dr. Thomas began his career in the field in the early 1990’s when he co-founded The Eden Alternative. In the early 2000’s he launched The Green House Project which Provider Magazine called the “pinnacle of culture change.”

Nancy Fox

Nancy Fox – Chairman/CEO
Nancy Fox has spent the past 30 years of her career dedicated to transforming eldercare.  She has worked in close association with Dr. Bill Thomas, as he has sought to transform the culture of aging and the care continuum around the world.  Her passion has been in “operationalizing” many of Dr. Thomas’ visions, serving as the first executive director of The Eden Alternative, and project director for the first Green House® model replication in Colorado.