The Brothers

Eddie Wales

Eddie WalesEddie (the older, taller brother) was born in North Carolina in 1965. His adoptive family moved to Spartanburg, SC where Eddie attended high school before embarking to the University of South Carolina (USC - THE Carolina) in 1983. While at USC, Eddie worked in several restaurants, including the Town House Hotel where he was offered his first management position before graduating with a psychology degree in 1987. Drawn to the food and beverage industry, Eddie worked his way to the general manager position of Motor Supply Co Bistro, located in Columbia's burgeoning Congaree Vista district. After meeting his bride to be Tracy, Eddie moved to Athens GA where she attended the University of Georgia Veterinary School. There Eddie worked with talented restauranteur Melissa Clegg of Last Resort Grill, East West Bistro and Five and Dime Cafe. Eddie returned to Columbia and he purchased Motor Supply Co in 2000 while Tracy opened Four Paws Animal Clinic. Eddie enjoys seeing live music, eating local food and playing tennis. Eddie and Tracy have three beautiful daughters who all have a healthy appetite for Two Brothers Jerky.

Paul Brock

Paul Brock

Paul (the younger, more folicly blessed brother) was born in North Carolina in 1966. His adoptive family was originally from Durham, NC but moved to Western North Carolina where Paul and two of his “other” brothers grew up. Paul still loves the mountains, getting up there as often as possible, but returned to Durham to attend UNC-Chapel Hill (THE Carolina) for undergrad and law school. Paul is a family law mediator and owns a residential property renovation company. Along the way, Paul has been involved in various community organizations, serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Carolina Theatre, serving on the Board of the Compass Center for Women & Families and being involved with other organizations such as The Durham County Big Siblings program and the Durham Literary Council. Paul also found time to run the Broad Street Café from 2008 to 2013. Uncannily, Paul also enjoys seeing live music, eating local food and playing tennis. Paul and his wife Cara have five amazing kids.