Founder and President
Tigers in America
Bill Nimmo is founder and president of Tigers in America (TIA), formed in 2012 to relocate tigers in this country surrendered or seized from exhibitors, roadside zoos and owners unable or unwilling to care for them. In 2014, TIA partnered with the Peter Emily Foundation to provide after-care for rescued tigers. In 2016, TIA closed a tiger mill in Colorado and relocated 75 tigers to 15 sanctuaries around the country, establishing a nationwide Tiger and Big Cat Rescue Network. Prior to the founding of TIA, Bill was managing director of Smith Barney Salomon Brothers and subsequent acquisitions that culminated in the formation of Citigroup, where he was senior vice president. Bill is presently on the board of GFAS (Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries), and on the board and treasurer of Animal Grantmakers. He currently resides in New York City with his wife Kizmin and three rescued domestic cats.