Zach is a technology evangelist and digital marketer focused on growth and strategy. He is particularly involved with social media applications and mobile communication, and their permutations in society. Currently, Zach is a Marketing Manager at Stride Consulting, where he is responsible for the company’s digital marketing initiatives. Here, he has developed foundational marketing pipeline, content, and distribution processes for the organization. At CONNECTdmv, Zach assists with CONNECT’s ongoing technology, digital platforms and initiatives. Before CONNECT, he volunteered with DC Reads, a collaborative off-campus mentorship and tutoring program for students in underserved elementary schools in the Washington, DC area. There, he created one-on- one lessons to help improve mathematics, phonics and reading comprehension for elementary students. Zach graduated from American University in 2017 where he conducted his senior independent project with Professor Tom Kohn on CONNECTdmv, to help the organization get off the ground.