Born in Sumter, SC, Carl as lived in Western N.C. for 17 years. He has been in real estate for over twenty years. Carl is President of the Asheville Metro Rotary Club. He has a B.A. in Business Administration, an MBA in Finance and a law degree from the University of SC. Carl has previously been involved in Junior Achievement, helping high school students gain practical business experience.He and his wife Cheryl enjoy spending time with his grandchildren in Atlanta, going to plays, concerts, and walking.