Meet Our Team

The Fox Hollow Management Team

Brandy Thomas

Brandy Thomas

Executive Director

Brandy Thomas Bio

Brandy joined Fox Hollow Residential Care and Independent Living as its Executive Director in October 2022, bringing with her more than a decade of professionally related experience. In this capacity, she oversees and directs the day-to-day functions and efficient operations of the community in accordance with all Federal, State, and local regulations as well as all company policies and procedures. Brandy is also responsible for ensuring her residents receive the highest level of quality care while maintaining the community’s financial stability and creating a harmonious working environment for all caregivers and staff members.

Prior to joining Fox Hollow, Brandy was the Social Services Director for another area senior living community. She also gained valuable management and leadership experience as a large retail store manager for more than a decade. Brandy maintains a Bachelor of Science degree in Management.

In her free time, you can often find Brandy spending time with family, enjoying the outdoors, and reading. She resides with her boyfriend, Jacob, and two teenage sons, Liam and Ben.

Casey Sullivan

Casey Sullivan

Director of Nursing Services

Casey Sullivan Bio

Bringing with him more than a decade of experience as a Registered Nurse and Behavioral and Mental Health Specialist, Casey Sullivan joined the management team at Fox Hollow Residential Care as its Director of Nursing in October 2021.

In the capacity of Director of Nursing, Casey is responsible for the day-to-day clinical operations of the community to ensure residents’ healthcare needs are met. In doing so, he performs ongoing assessments, observing residents’ physical and psycho-social needs and coordinates with other departments to assure proactive quality care.

Just prior to his arrival at Fox Hollow, Casey was the Director of Nursing at another area Memory Care community.

Casey maintains his RN with extensive training in Hospice services, behavioral and mental health.

In his free time, Casey enjoys watching horror movies, reading, and playing video games. He is married with two children.

Brenda Gutierrez-Vargas

Brenda Gutierrez-Vargas

Resident Care Coordinator

Brenda Gutierrez-Vargas Bio

Brenda joined the management team at Fox Hollow Resident Care as its Resident Care Coordinator in March 2022 bringing with her nearly five years of professional experience within the healthcare industry. As RCC, she is responsible for training Fox Hollow’s team of caregivers and med-aids; assisting on the floor and within the med room; collaborating with various teams of healthcare professionals; hiring, supervising, and managing schedules; monitoring resident care needs; and ordering supplies.

Prior to her arrival at Fox Hollow, Brenda was a RCC at another nursing and memory care facility for two years.

When she is not serving the residents of Fox Hollow, you can often find Brenda reading, enjoying walks and hikes, and spending quality time with her young daughter, Madelyn. Together, the two enjoy watching movies and learning a 2nd language. Brenda has two cats, Marvin and Malcolm.

Jeffrey Hill

Jeffrey Hill

Activities Director

Jeffrey Hill Bio

Jeffrey joined Fox Hollow Residential Care and Independent Living in June 2017 as Activities Director. In this capacity, his primary responsibilities are developing and coordinating activities that encourage daily engagement and camaraderie. By regularly assessing each resident’s unique interests and preferences, he creates enrichment activities that are life fulfilling and bring true joy to the residents he serves.

Jeffrey received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Oregon, followed by two decades of experience as a music teacher at Willamette Christian School.

In his free-time, Jeffrey enjoys music (of course!), watching movies and sports, especially the Oregon Ducks! He has two grown children, Rachael and Jared.

Jacob Hinson

Jacob Hinson

Director of Dining Services

Jacob Hinson Bio

Jacob joined the management team at Fox Hollow Residential Care & Independent Living as its Director of Dining Services in November 2022. In this capacity, he is responsible for managing Fox Hollow’s food service operation which includes food safety protocols, food quality, inventory, ordering, food preparation, and training and supervision of the dietary staff.

Prior to joining the Fox Hollow team, Jacob was the Director of Dining Services for another area facility. He also spent time as a music educator prior to that.

Jacob earned his Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Music Performance, as well as a master’s degree in Music in Composition.

When he is not serving the residents of Fox Hollow, you can often find Jacob enjoying music, cooking, going on road trips, thrift shopping, and riding roller coasters. Jacob is originally from North Carolina, where he still has family, but currently resides here with his fur-daughter, dog Ruby.

Patricia Crawford

Patricia Crawford

Business Office Manager

Patricia Crawford Bio

With more than a decade of professional related experience, Patricia joined Fox Hollow Residential Care as its Business Office Coordinator in November 2022. In this role, she is responsible for coordinating business finances for the facility along with day-to-day business operations management, including payroll, accounts payable/receivable, account reconciliation, new hire entries, and benefits processing.

Prior to joining Fox Hollow, Patricia was an Office Coordinator for another area business, managing accounts payable and receivables.

When she’s not at work, you can find Patricia enjoying time with her husband of nearly three decades and their two adult children. She loves camping and watching good movies, as well as listening to an audio book.

She resides with her husband, two rescue cats and one rescue dog.

Jackie Zito

Jackie Zito

Community Relations Director

Jackie Zito Bio

Jackie joined the management team at Fox Hollow Residential Care & Independent Living as its Community Relations Director in January 2023, bringing with her five years of valuable industry-related sales experience. As the community face and voice of Fox Hollow, her primary responsibilities include responding to inquiries, arranging facility tours, disseminating appropriate and timely information, overseeing the move-in experience and logistics for new residents, and ensuring that current and accurate information is always available to the surrounding Eugene community.

Prior to joining the Fox Hollow team, Jackie was employed by another senior living community as its Community Sales Director, where she honed her inter-personal communication style while gaining a depth of appreciation for and knowledge of how to serve the senior living population. 

When she is not serving the residents of Fox Hollow, you can often find Jackie enjoying food and wine, traveling, and dancing.

Jackie resides with her husband of 15 years, Erick. Together, they have an amazing son, Emri, and their “Queen of the House,” their kitty, Pud.

Todd Raney

Todd Raney

Director of Maintenance

Todd Raney Bio

Todd joined Fox Hollow Residential Care and Independent Living as its Director of Maintenance in December 2022, bringing with him more than three decades of professional experience, including an extensive background in the senior living sectors.

In the capacity of Director of Maintenance, he is responsible for overseeing the physical maintenance, operations, functionality, and safety of the buildings and grounds. In addition, Todd supervises maintenance and housekeeping departments, and is responsible for fire and life safety training, all while keeping in mind State and Federal regulatory guidelines, deadlines and budgetary restrictions along the way.

Originally from Brandon, Florida, Todd served in the U.S. Air Force becoming a Certified Jet Engine Mechanic. He is also a licensed powerplant mechanic with the Federal Aviation Administration.

In his free-time, Todd enjoys motorcycle touring, bushcraft, camping, hiking, geography, and theology. He is happily married with nine children, and five grandchildren.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions at (541) 343-8439.  We understand this journey can be overwhelming and, at times, challenging. We are happy to assist you along the way.