Marc Sharp

Marc and his wife, Wilma, have lived in the Kingsmill community of James City County for about thirty years. He has been married fifty-six years and has four grown children.

Before moving to Williamsburg, Marc worked for a major national public accounting firm in Norfolk as a manager of their audit department and moved later to their tax department. He is a CPA. In 1982, he was hired in an executive position with The Bush Companies, regional multifamily builders, and land developers. As President of Bush Development Corporation and Executive Vice President of Bush Construction Corporation he was responsible for the development of more than a dozen mid-rise and townhome communities in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. As Co-Owner of Plantation Group, LLC, his company developed mostly vacation ownership properties in the area around Williamsburg. As President of Greensprings Plantation, Inc. he was responsible for the development of the Greensprings community which consisted of residential neighborhoods, two golf courses, and condominium and vacation ownership properties.

Marc is a graduate of the University of Virginia. As an undergraduate, he majored in business with an emphasis on Marketing Research. As a graduate student his major emphasis was accounting.

For the past thirty-plus years, Marc and Wilma have been active community volunteers. Marc has served thirty years on the board of Child Development Resources, twenty years on the board of Sentara Healthcare, twenty years on the Board of Housing partnerships, each with terms as Chairman. He previously served on the Board of the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy and as trustee of the Williamsburg Community Foundation. He currently is a trustee of Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation, is Treasurer of the Williamsburg Symphony, and when public health problems abate will resume acting as a volunteer building interpreter with Colonial Williamsburg where he has been a member of the Raleigh Society for thirty-one years.