Zach graduated with Merit from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in International Relations. After being commissioned into the Marine Corps, he was assigned to 3d Battalion, 11th Marines in Twentynine Palms, CA as the battalion Supply Officer. After being selected for further education, he graduated from Naval Postgraduate School with a Masters of Science in Operations Research. He is currently serving on active duty as an Operations Research Analyst for Headquarters Marine Corps, Combat Development & Integration. Zach intends to pursue his MBA in the future, with the goal of eventually starting his own business.