PETER H. THOMAS, CHAIRMAN
Peter is the Founder and Chairman of LifePilot, a B.C. based not-for-profit organization established in 2002, which seeks to empower people to live fulfilling, balanced lives and to realize their highest personal potential (www.lifepilot.org). He was also the Founder and Chairman of Century 21 Real Estate Canada Ltd., and the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Samoth Capital Corporation. Peter has led numerous other significant ventures, including Mystic Tan Canada, and the year 2000 development of the Four Seasons Resort and Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona, facilitated through his US Real Estate Company, Thomas Pride International.
Peter is Chairman Emeritus of the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO, www.eonetwork.org), Founder & Chairman of the Todd Thomas Institute of Values-Based Leadership at Royal Roads University, and Chairman of the Thomas Foundation, a privately endowed Canadian foundation established in 1990, which focuses on children, mental health, and education.
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The Todd Thomas Foundation was founded by his family in the year 2000 to celebrate Todd's life and honor his memory. Managed by a Board of Directors of prominent business people, the foundation is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona and is a component fund within the structure of the Arizona Community Foundation.
“Founded in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation manages 885 component funds, including 30 supporting organizations, with endowment and trust assets exceeding $556 million (www.azfoundation.org)."
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RITA THOMAS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
When it comes to living life to the fullest, author and philanthropic whirlwind Rita Thomas has the right idea - live true to your values. For Rita, those values focus on wellness: body, mind, and spirit. That philosophy infuses everything Rita does, including her key advisory role in the development of LifePilot and her involvement in various charitable boards.
Rita is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. To inspire people to live healthful lifestyles, Rita teamed up with executive chef Erin Holm to publish LifeDiet and in 2016 launched two additional books: The Power of Healthy Living and Delicious Meets Nutritious.
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