This fund was established in 2008 by the Thomas Family Foundation, Inc. located in Greenwich, CT.
President David M. Thomas graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering in 1971 and a master’s degree in engineering in 1972. His wife Carolyn, also graduated from UF in 1971 with a bachelor’s degree in education.
David served as the chairman and chief executive officer of IMS Health, the world’s leading provider of market intelligence to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, from November 2000 to January 2005. He served as the executive chairman of the Board of Directors until his retirement in March 2006.
David and Carolyn have three children, all graduates of the University of Florida, Carin T. Anderson earned a master’s degree in Mass Communications in 1997, Robert D. Thomas earned a master’s degree in Business Administration and Finance in 1999, and Katie A. Thomas earned a master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 200