Zach was born and raised in Bethany. After graduating from I.E. Weldon, he attained an Honors Bachelor of Medical Science degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2014. In 2018, he graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Doctor of Optometry degree. As part of his optometric training, he completed a variety of clinical placements that included working at a Veteran's hospital in the States, as well as at a practice that specialized in Dry Eye treatment.
Zach is a member of both the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO). He has taken an active role with the OAO as he is the City of Kawartha Lakes Area Lead for the Eye See....Eye Learn program that targets kids in JK.
In his spare time, Zach enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He has a passion for movies and always has a recommendation for a good film. When not at the theater, he enjoys staying active with baseball, golf, soccer and snowboarding.