Charles Lollar was born in Toppenish, Washington. His father is a tax consultant who instilled a strong work ethic in Charles at an early age. His mother, a librarian, taught him compassion and caring for others.
At age 13, Charles learned the value of commitment and hard work, combining a sense of self-reliance and determination delivering newspapers in the early hours before going to school. He worked his way through both high school and college bagging groceries, stocking shelves, and selling items door-to-door.
After graduating from McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Georgia, Charles earned an AA degree from Emory University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Kennesaw University, and an MBA from Regent University. It was at Emory that he met his wife, Rosha.
Charles proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and is currently serving as a Major in the Marine Corps Reserves as an Intelligence Officer. After enlisting, he attended Officer Candidate School and served in Kosovo. His medals, awards, and decorations include: Kosovo Campaign Medica, Navy Unit Commendation, Combat Action Ribbon, and Joint Meritorious Unit Award.
Charles earned an MBA from Regent University. His professional career began at UPS and includes serving as General Manager in Maryland for Cintas Corporation, a $4.1 billion company.
Commitment to community is a priority for Charles. He is a former member of Executive Board of Directors for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and graduate of both Leadership Maryland and Leadership Prince George's County. He has served as the Chairman of the Charles County Republican Central Committee and sits on the Advisory Board of the Conservative Victory PAC. In 2010, Charles became the Republican nominee for Congress to represent Maryland's 5th District.
Charles and Rosha have been married for twenty years and reside in Charles County with their four daughters. They are active members of Trinity Christian Center.