Richard M. Caro, Jr.
Management Vision, Inc. is a leading consulting firm specializing in the health and fitness industry. Management Vision, Inc. provides management expertise to health and fitness facilities, real estate developers, hospitals, hotels, resorts, appraisers and to the legal courts as an expert witness. The firm is widely regarded for its feasibility studies, business plans, loan proposals, valuation of the worth of facilities, assistance in the buying and selling of facilities, operational analyses of existing facilities and financial acumen. Management Vision Inc. has experience with small and large-sized facilities, single activity and multi-sport facilities, suburban and urban sites, owned and leasehold properties and start-up and take-over business situations all over the U.S. and other countries. Management Vision Inc.’s sister company is Club Market Vision, Inc.; it provides strategic and marketing consulting, as well as industry and club member research assistance.
Rick Caro is the President of Management Vision, Inc. He is a well-known 35-year veteran of the health and fitness industry. He was the Founder, Past President and Director of IHRSA (International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association), the trade association of over 8,500 clubs in over 70 countries. He also served as former Chairman of Spectrum Clubs, Inc. and was the previous owner of an eight-club organization of multi-sport clubs in the Northeast U.S.
Over the past six years, Mr. Caro has consulted to over 1,500 health and fitness facilities. He is a frequent writer and lecturer at industry events and is the author of Financial Management, a book targeted for the health and fitness industry. He has received numerous awards including the industry’s Person of the Year, Distinguished Service Award, and the industry’s VIP award. Mr. Caro received an MBA degree with Distinction from New York University, and he served as its Assistant Dean and faculty member at the age of 23. He worked as a researcher in advertising, and as a management expert to correct problems for a New York government agency. For over 30 years, he has been an active volunteer and public servant.