Management Team

John Grove
President & Chief Executive Officer 

Mr. Grove was previously hired as RTT’s exclusive reseller through JRG Consulting Services, LLC based in Nashville, TN.  Mr. Grove brings more than 20 years of experience, primarily in healthcare in business development, sales, operations and strategic partnership alliance, helping companies successfully introduce their systems to new and broadening markets. John began his healthcare career at Texas Children’s’ Hospital in 1993.  He began as a technical staff member in the pharmacy department, and over a six year term became responsible for 75 employees and an operating budget of $25,000,000.  John was recruited from TCH to become Director of Operations for PhR Staffing, then the largest owner/operator of pharmacy staffing services in the state of Texas. In two years the Houston based firm, John grew top line revenues by 54%, increased billable hours by 90%, and increased margin by 31%. Cardinal Health, Inc. entered the pharmacy staffing industry and opened their division operations in Houston.  John was recruited by Cardinal to run the Southwest Operations group with two primary goals; increase market share organically, and find strategic acquisitions. That first year, John and his group successfully acquired his former company, PhR and an Indiana based pharmacy staffing firm. John oversaw and performed legal and financial due diligence, contract negotiations and oversaw the integration of the office and service provider personnel. John also helped increase top line revenue from $23,000,000 to $30,000,000 over a two year period. Principle Pharmacy Group, Inc was formed to provide outsourced pharmacy services to the small hospital market.  At Principle, John ascended from Operations manager, Director of Operations, to Vice President-Human Resources and Recruitment. John participated in the opening of over 100 hospital pharmacies in 22 states.  Over his six year career at Principle, John successfully hired over 200 pharmacists during one of the worst pharmacist shortages in 30 years.  Principle was acquired by a competitor in December 2010.  John formed JRG in February 2011.

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Charles S. Howerton
Founder &  Chief Innovation Officer

Mr. Howerton founded the Company, and currently serves as Founder, Vice Chairman, Chief Innovation Officer and a member of our Board of Directors and is responsible for our product development efforts and RTT research and development function. Prior to RTT, Mr. Howerton managed the largest snow removal business in the Twin Cities area, a multi-million dollar operation managing over 50 contractors. Chuck was previously the owner/operator of C&C Seamless and Cricket Master, Inc., which manufactured and installed seamless gutters in the commercial industry. That work with LEP subcontractors led to the creation of ELSA®.

 

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