Carl Showalter was born the oldest of four boys in Savannah, GA. He attended the Virginia Military Institute on a Football Scholarship, graduating in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. Upon graduation, his first job was a Transmission Engineer for Appalachian Power in Bluefield, WV. In 1983, Carl moved to Charlotte and worked as a Project Manager for Crowder Construction Company. In 1986, he started his own company, Showalter Construction Company, a Commercial Sitework Contractor licensed in North and South Carolina.
Carl is passionate about football and served as a former High School football official as well as a Pop Warner Football Coach over the years for his three sons. Carl is proud to be a Master Mason, York and Scottish Rite Member, and Shriner. His volunteer Board experience includes serving as a former Board of Trustee Member for Charlotte Country Day School for 14 years as well as leading Camp Thunderbird YMCA of Greater Charlotte organization as Board Chair. He currently serves on the Central Piedmont Community College Foundation Board and UNC Chapel Hill School Medicine Foundation Board. Carl is an active member of Christ Episcopal Church and Former Junior Warden. Carl and his wife Jane have been married for 35 years and are blessed with three sons.
Long Time Love:
Carl met his wife in the 8th Grade! He buys all of her shoes.
College Sports, Golf, and Hunting
Besides a little ballroom dancing senior year of High School, Carl can dance the Electric Slide with the best of them!
Carl enjoys restoring Jeep Grand Wagoneers. He currently has three and working on 2 more.
Carl and his three boys started a Firewood Business called ShowMetheWood