John F. Carter
John is chief executive officer and vice chairman for Carter Brothers Management Services, LLC. As CEO, John leads one of the nation’s top integrated facility management firms specializing in project and program management. The award-winning company serves clients throughout the country and has relationships with many of the nation’s blue-chip corporations such as Wachovia, Tyco, General Electric, Frito Lay, Standard Register, BP Oil and Grainger.
John is a visionary speaker who has addressed a variety of distinguished audiences attended by influential thinkers and business leaders. He is recognized as a catalyst for developing systems and strategies for accelerated and lasting relationships with blue chip corporations. John has been sought after by major corporations for training and discussions on how to identify, build and strengthen relationships across a diverse group. Along with his partner and brother, Cris Carter, the CarterBrothers Companies have created the CarterBrothers Playbook, A Strategic Approach to Relationship Development, producing training materials and programs to facilitate relationships with the minority and disadvantaged business community.
An accomplished corporate growth strategist and salesman, John’s vision and expertise in business performance have driven Carter Brothers Management Services recognition as one of the fastest growing companies in the integrated facility management industries. His responsibilities include execution of the corporate vision, strategic growth initiatives, customer satisfaction, and the day-to-day operations of the company.
John attended West Liberty State College where he studied business management, and he is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Education Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business.
He is a member of the board of directors for the YMCA, a founding member of Carter Brothers Charities, a member of the board of directors of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, a previous member of the Hampton University Sports Advisory Board, and the Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business Alumni Board.
John is active in the community and supports the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Hosea Feed the Hungry, and the National Urban League.