Zach is originally from Louisville, Kentucky, and has lived throughout the southern part of the US! Zach obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Ministerial Leadership from Southeastern University and a Master’s degree in Christian Ministry from Grand Canyon University Seminary. Zach has served in various roles in student ministry throughout his time in ministry, which began in 2010 as a student ministry intern at Highview Baptist and at Woodland Community Church. He has also served as a middle school associate at Long Hollow Church, student minister at Yellow Creek Baptist Church, student associate at Severns Valley, and now is the student and young adult pastor here at Severns Valley! Zach and his wife Marlee married in January of 2017, and he loves to tell the story of how they met. They have three boys at home, Braxton, and twins Micah and Judah. In his free time, you can find Zach reading, working on his fish tanks, hanging with his boys, and cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles, the Chicago White Sox, and the University of Louisville!