Mark Pischea is the managing partner of Sterling Corporation, overseeing firm operations and the development of strategy and positioning for the company and its clients. Mark also manages the firm’s Public Affairs, Issues Management, and Energy practices.
In addition to his campaign credentials, Mark is considered one of the nation’s top conservative clean energy leaders and strategists, helping launch in 2013 the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum. Mark subsequently helped create similar organizations in another half dozen states, then founded the Conservative Energy Network in 2016, growing CEN from a few states to a national network of 20 state-based conservative clean energy organizations.
Mark’s 35-year political career includes service as Political Director for the Michigan Republican Party, Political Director for the Michigan Victory ’88 Campaign and Deputy Executive Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee. At the NRCC, Mark oversaw the Committee’s Campaign Division – responsible for managing the GOP’s 435 congressional races across the country.
A strong proponent of community service, Mark has served as Executive Director of MotorCities National Heritage Area; Outreach Director for the Cultural Coalition of SE MI; as Advocacy Co-Chair for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America – MI Chapter; Co-Chair of the Capitol Cannons Committee; and on boards of directors for Potter Park Zoo, Children’s Trust Fund, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Williamston Theatre and Hattas Shay International.
Mark earned his bachelor’s degree with a double major in political science and history from Central Michigan University. He has five grown children and currently resides in Haslett, MI with his dog Chief.