Carter Groome – Director
Carter joined the Children's Eye Foundation board in August 2013. He is a Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of First Choice Professionals LLC (FCP). He brings 18 years of healthcare, information technology management, consulting leadership, and executive sales experience to the company and to the CEF board.
Carter holds a B.S. in Health Science from the University of Arizona and a M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University.
As Chief Executive Officer of a healthcare technology and advisory services firm, Carter travels extensively to meet with leading clinicians, provider care and payor organizations dedicated to delivering value based medical care to both military and civilian families and individuals.
Carter is able to draw upon his hospital, consulting, and vendor leadership background to benefit FCP’s commercial and Federal clients and partners. Before becoming CEO of FCP in 2010, Carter was Executive Vice President responsible for sales, marketing and strategic direction. Prior to founding First Choice Professionals LLC, he was Director for Business Development at Park City Solutions and spent 5 years in leadership roles with Adventist Health Care system.
Carter enjoys time with his young daughter Hannah and wife Karen in addition to competing in triathlons and running competitions. Carter’s extensive world travels have further developed his compassion and drive to help less fortunate individuals obtain basic health services.