Bob Kallonen ~ President
Bob Kallonen joined Amica Senior Lifestyles as President in 2015. He draws on 25 years of extensive experience in the senior living industry to oversee all aspects of sales, field operations and resident experience at Amica residences and properties in development. Under Bob’s leadership, Amica’s senior living operating teams are the most successful in the country.
Bob has held key leadership roles in the senior living industry. Prior to his appointment with Amica, he was the Chief Operating Officer for Schlegel Villages, with overall responsibility for results related to supporting and developing people, the quality of products and relationships with customers.
Prior to that, as Vice President of Operations at Sunrise Senior Living, Bob was responsible for 96 assisted living and skilled nursing communities in Canada and the mid-western United States, with annual revenue budgets in excess of $500 million in 2008. During his tenure, Sunrise saw strong census, revenue and operating income growth in markets with historic underperformance.
Bob has also held senior positions at Extendicare and VersaCare Ltd.
Bob has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies with Honours from the University of Waterloo, and an Executive MBA from Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario.
Bob serves on the Canadian board of directors of Bethany Kids, a charitable organization dedicated to providing pediatric care and services in Africa.