Carl is a fifth generation Oregonian, born and raised in Milwaukie. After attending Rex Putnam High School, Carl proudly joined the U.S. Army during the first Gulf war and later served in the Oregon National Guard. Carl had a successful career in the glass wholesale business for six years and was on the board of the Oregon Glass Association prior to opening Lifetime Windows and Doors.
Carpentry runs in Eric’s blood: both his father and grandfather were carpenters, and his great-great-grandfather was a cabinetmaker in Sweden. After attending Rex Putnam High School and Lewis & Clark College, Eric took a carpentry position at a remodeling company and learned many phases of construction. With his General Contractor license, he started his own remodeling company, and went on to co-found Lifetime Windows and Doors.