About Mark R. Schneider, Esq.
A native Californian, Mark spent most of his career in Silicon Valley serving as corporate counsel and in executive positions at several large technology companies before going into private practice as a Patent Litigator. In response to California’s Proposition 8, which fought to preserve traditional marriage, Mark founded a Salt & Light Ministry at his local church where he still serves. He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from California Polytechnic University and a Juris Doctor from Trinity Law School. Mark has published law review and many other articles that touch on the intersection of theology and law. He is married with two adults, home-schooled, children.
Pastor Gheorghe is the eighth of twelve children, born in Romania under the communist regime of Nicolae Ceaucescu. His family immigrated to the states legally in 1991. He grew up in Southern California and lives in Orange with his wife and four children. He pastors New Hope church in Placentia, CA. He holds a Bachelor's in Civil Engineering and an MBA with an emphasis in Project Management from California Polytechnic University. As a registered Civil Engineer in the state of California, he leads diverse teams on large transportation infrastructure projects. As a Founding Board Member, he is passionate about protecting the freedoms granted in the Constitution that are aligned with the values of the Founding Fathers for future generations.