Kevin Beddingfield was born in Raleigh NC and is a Wake County native raised in Wendell NC 15 mins East of Raleigh. He graduated from East Wake High and went on to his undergrad at Appalachian State and NC State. After college in 1993, Kevin went into the Plantation shutter business as owner/operator for 17 years. He has now been in the window treatment business for 24 years. Kevin has two sons that have gone on to graduate from NC State and UNC Wilmington.

James (Jim) Taylor was born in Raleigh NC. He graduated from Cardinal Gibbons HS in 1986. He attended East Carolina University and then transferred and received his undergraduate degree from NCSU while working as a roofer for a local roofing company. He began James Taylor Roofing in 1990 while attending NCSU and eventually expanded services to become James Taylor Construction Services, Inc. (JTC). He has successfully operated JTC for more than 30 years. James married his high school sweetheart Linda Rogosich, and they have 6 children. They currently live in Raleigh, NC.