Marc Sharp

Marc has lived in James City County for approximately thirty-five years. He and his wife, Wilma, have been married for fifty-seven years and have four grown children.

Marc’s post-secondary education at the University of Virginia included a major in Commerce-Marketing Research as an undergraduate and Accounting in his graduate studies. He is a CPA and had worked as a Senior Audit Manager and Senior Tax Manager for KPMG.

Marc is a military veteran with service in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot.

Five years ago, Marc retired after thirty-three years as an executive and part owner of a regional affiliated group of real estate development and construction contracting firms. The companies were mainly involved with land development, multi-family and resort construction, and golf course development. In his work, he dealt closely with the Army Corps of Engineers, primarily on wetlands issues and permitting, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, primarily in connection with development of mid and high-rise, low-moderate income apartment communities, and regulators and local government officials involved with time-share and golf course development.

 For the past thirty years, Marc and Wilma have been active community volunteers in areas they consider important. Both are currently active volunteers for Colonial Williamsburg and serve Trustees of the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation, and each has served to term limits as Trustees of the Williamsburg Community Foundation. Marc has served for decades (or to term limits) on the Boards of Sentara Healthcare, Child Development Resources, and Housing Partnerships including terms as Chairman of each. Marc served to term limits as Treasurer of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra and is currently serving a second term on the Board of the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy.