Since May of 1985, Chuck has served Mark Charles Associates as the sole Principal, President and CEO of the firm with unparalleled integrity. On September 15, 2005, Central Penn Business Brokers, LLC, acquired MCA from Mr. Cenkner. Chuck remains committed to the business community in South Central Pennsylvania, in his new role as Senior Broker Associate. Chuck returns to his roots in the Business Brokerage industry by representing Sellers which he has done as an agency owner for over 20 years.
Chuck took early retirement from Ingersoll-Rand after 23 years to start on his entrepreneurial journey here in Central Pennsylvania. He left behind a very successful career in marketing, sales and corporate management to launch his own business endeavor in the world of mergers and acquisitions – but on the Main Street America level to be closer to the entrepreneurial small business owner and buyer. He established Mark Charles Associates, Inc. in 1985.
Chuck maintains memberships in the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and holds the designation of CBI (Certified Business Intermediary), the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA) and the Pennsylvania Business Brokers Association (PBBA) and served as the PBBA’s Vice President.
Chuck served on the Board of Directors of the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors and Treasurer for the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation and is a member of PA State Chamber of Commerce. He is a past Chair of the Entrepreneurial Development Center of the Capital Region. In addition, Chuck is an active Rotarian and has served in many capacities since joining in 1981. He and his wife, Marilyn, reside in the Shipoke area of Harrisburg.