Born in Minnesota and raised in Wisconsin, Carter earned a Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. While on high school and college ski trips to Montana and Colorado, Carter developed a passion for the mountains and the mountain lifestyle. Snowboarding was always his primary obsession, but summer activities have piqued his interest, of late. Motorcycles, bikes, hikes, camping, and swimming are among his newfound passions. Oh, and let’s not forget about beer, and movies!