Greg Bloom was born and raised in a suburb of Chicago. He started framing homes in the summers when he was 16 years old. Greg became a journeyman union carpenter after graduating Batavia High School. He graduated with a bachelors degree in business at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was the lead carpenter and foreman building homes for 9 years around the suburbs of Chicago. Greg moved to Colorado in 2003 and started Big Bear Construction working on additions and remodels. Greg is married with two kids. He enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, swimming, and watching movies. Greg is also a coach for his kids Jiu Jitsu classes.