Carl Detering, Jr.
Carl is President of The Detering Company, a family owned specialty building materials distributor founded in 1926 that sells millwork, windows, cabinets, brick and stone to custom home builders within a 90 mile radius of Houston, Texas. Carl became active in the business in 1986. Until March of 2015, The Detering Company operated on the site and out of the building where Carl’s grandfather, Herman Detering, had a grocery store in the 1880’s after emigrating from Germany. The Detering Company now enjoys a new 107,000 square foot facility on twenty acres six miles from its original location. In addition to owning The Detering Company, Carl manages a family real estate partnership and recently purchased, along with his children, a leading independent brick and stone distributor in Houston. Carl is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and earned his MBA from the University of Houston.