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John F. Carter, CEO & Vice Chairman

John F. Carter, CEO of CarterBrothers Security

John Carter 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.

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.

He is responsible for the company’s broadening footprint in the USA, unprecedented growth, and increasing recognition. Under his leadership, the company continues to build and foster unparalleled dedication to the growing numbers of clients, employees, and partnerships.

As the firm’s steward, John utilizes his extensive knowledge to position the firm to evolve and grow its offering of innovative integrated facility management, electrical, and mechanical solutions through a delivery methodology that provides consistent, cost-effective solutions for its clients through planning, design, procurement, installation, and maintenance. The firm has offices nationwide and is constantly hiring new talent to keep up with expansion, which attracted ITT Technical Institute to feature John, and the firm, in a national televised commercial. The award-winning company serves clients nationally through relationships with blue chip corporations. CarterBrothers Companies growth can be attributed to the founders’ intuitive and strategic insight.

While diverse in characterization, all the CarterBrothers Companies, are geared toward John’s’ creed of providing quality service through integrity and excellence.

In addition to his personal efforts to facilitate diversity and business growth, 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.

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.


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In 2015, John penned Cash Flow, Look What You’ve Done for Me, a provocative book that dismantles the assumption that there is a formula for success by challenging our perception of obstacles and disadvantages. John F. Carter’s triumphant insight makes CASH FLOW one of the most inspirational business books of recent times.

CASH FLOW…Look What You’ve Done For Me, gives a glimpse into the mind and motivations of one the most interesting figures in business today. Although John F. Carter was raised in the projects, this is not another rags-to-riches story. John’s unconventional yet highly effective approach to building a successful business through the winning combination of hard work, integrity and excellence while leveraging the strengths of diversity and partnerships offer entrepreneurs at any stage of their careers unparalleled insight. The son of a single parent raised in a family of seven overcame the odds through hard work, determination, and the belief that he was destined to do more. From the projects to the corporate boardroom, John’s gift for storytelling lures the reader as he gradually reveals his journey, dreams and inspirations.

“The Only Place Success comes before SWEAT is in the dictionary!” John F. Carter

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