Mark and Sherri Schalk moved to Charlotte in 2000 as part of a corporate relocation for Mark, after living in northern Virginia since 1980. They are both “ditto-heads”, graduates of the College of William & Mary, and share a love for God, American history and conservative politics. Soon after dating in the early 1980s, Mark helped convert Sherri to become a fan of Ronald Reagan.
Mark is a Senior Contracts Manager for CPI Satcom, the world’s leading manufacturer of satellite communications antennas and is a Certified Public Accountant (though no longer active). Mark has 40 years of business experience, including leadership roles in finance. Mark is a member of Hornet’s Nest Republican Men’s Club and an Associate Member of MERWC. Mark also served in leadership at their VA church and youth ministry in VA and NC.
In 2020, Mark and Sherri served as Neighborhood Team Leads for TrumpVictory2020, were active with NC Evangelicals for Trump, and knocked doors tirelessly in the “ground game” for candidates up and down the ticket. For the past two years, Mark and Sherri have been delegates to MeckGOP and in the most recent election, Mark served as a poll observer while Sherri distributed literature on election day.
In 1994, Mark and Sherri were delegates to the VA GOP convention, which helped elect George Allen as Governor of Virginia, and for several years provided grassroots support for successful conservative Republicans including Congressman Frank Wolf (VA D10).
Mark and Sherri have been married 37 years, have three children, one grandchild and live in the Mountain Island Lake area of Charlotte.