Zach was born and raised in Norfolk, VA, growing up at Tabernacle Church of Norfolk. He first decided to follow Jesus at the age of seven. He attended Norfolk Christian High School and went on to graduate from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Russian in 2002.  In his freshman year, he met his wife, Amy, whom he married just prior their senior year.  During his college years, Zach worked part-time as a bus-boy, a janitor, a framer, a youth pastor, and a butcher.

Zach worked for five years as an insurance claims adjuster prior to accepting the position of Worship Pastor at Tabernacle Church of Norfolk in 2008. He transitioned to VBCC in 2011 as the Worship Pastor and is now serving as the Pastor of Missional Living.  Zach and Amy have three children, Chloe, Cameron, and Max.

Favorite Movie:  Bourne Identity

Favorite Author:  Suzanne Collins

Hobbies: Music, Soccer, Surfing, Flying Drones