Meet Our Family

the Carlson Projects story

Greg and Shawn Carlson started Carlson Projects in a very interesting time in their lives. In 1992, they decided it would be good to start a business, build a house, and have their second child. Being in the construction business requires two things: being slightly crazy and having a desire to serve people. They have a bit of both…

Greg has always been the jack of all trades. At his previous job, he was always known as the guy you send out when something is wrong, no one knows how to fix it and the client is upset. He thrives in that setting. When presented with a problem, he’ll not only fix it but will care enough to walk through the problem with you so you know how to prevent it in the future.

Greg’s passion for solving problems and loving a challenge is what propelled him into starting his own business.

Carlson Projects started small, primarily working on residential tile, slate, and wood shingle roofs. Greg built a reputation of being the go-to expert for problem roofs. After building trust and a reputation of quality work, he’d get asked to do interior work such as kitchens, additions, and other remodeling projects. With a little prior knowledge from previous jobs, in 1995, Carlson Projects became a year-round business; remodeling in winter and roofing in summer.

Fast-forward to 2011, Greg brought his youngest son, Stefan into the business. They started slow so Stefan could learn all aspects of the business and dust off his childhood tool belt, working on roofs and a few remodels here and there. After gaining more confidence and learning the tricks of the trade, Stefan decided to take on more of the remodeling side of the business and pursue it year-round. Stefan’s primary focus has been on building the same reputation his dad built in roofing. That, coupled with Shawn’s keen eye for design and love for research, the two became a mother-son remodeling dream team.

 

Carlson Projects began with the desire to serve clients and solve problems – and that was as much of a business plan that Greg needed.

The hope of Carlson Projects is to leave a legacy of craftsmanship in everything we do and raise the standard of construction in every aspect. We hope as our family grows, you will grow with us. We can’t wait to see what challenges and problems we can solve with you.

The Carlson Family,

Greg, Shawn, Scott, and Stefan

Carlson Family Values

Our Family

Greg Carlson

Greg Carlson

is the owner, founder, and chief heart officer of Carlson Projects. He lives and breathes legacy over currency he always wants to give more than get and loves to solve unique and complex problems on all projects. If he’s not at work you can find him playing with his granddaughter Ahna or loving on his grand dogs Ike and Auto if he’s not doing that Greg is working in his personal garage woodworking.
Shawn Carlson

Shawn Carlson

is also an owner and founder of Carlson Projects. She has helped build our clientele with her love for research and detail. She is the queen of function and holds your comfort and wellness in each space above her own.  If you don’t find her researching appliances, tiles, furniture, cabinetry, or lighting, you’ll find her also loving on her granddaughter Ahna and using her artistic eye capturing photos with her camera.
Stefan Carlson

Stefan Carlson

is the youngest son of Greg and Shawn. He loves any kind of project big or small. His favorite part of remodeling is seeing a project through from design to completion. He has a desire to build a business that can help change the way people live and function in their homes for the better. He loves his old house built in 1900. In fact, when he and his wife Brooke aren’t playing with their dog auto they love finding and searching for anything old and with character. You’ll find him in his garage working on some sort of old car, motorcycle, table, or any kind of old project for that matter.
Scott Carlson

Scott Carlson

is the eldest son of Greg and Shawn. He has a deep passion for creating and building teams. He loves to create a system for everything in the organization and has been doing that with our company since the day he started. Scott is the king of hobbies to name a few he loves, mountain biking, anything related to firefighting (he is a volunteer firefighter in Firth, NE), personal protection, ranching with his extended family in Texas, and teaching concealed carry classes.

Our Team

Doug

Doug

Team Member

is one of our roofing client representatives. He is extremely talented at building systems and crossing his t’s and dotting his i’s. He knows he products backward and forwards, down to the specs from the manufacturer. He enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah and visiting the mountains in Colorado.
Andrew

Andrew

Team Member

is our lead carpenter. He loves funk music, seafood, and the smell of cedar. He has a passion for doing things the right way and doing them once. He has an attention to detail that’s hard to be matched. He loves cooking and spending time with his wife Bailey and his baby girl.
Taylor

Taylor

Team Member

Taylor is our Office Manager. Chances are, if you pay us a visit or give us a call you will be greeted by her! She handles all things paperwork and bills here at Carlson Projects. When she isn’t keeping us organized and talking with you, she loves traveling, spending time with family, and doing anything active.
Taylor also enjoys random acts of dessert.. aka buying doughnuts or cookies for the whole cp family. We aren’t mad about it!