Having grown up around the building trades, Zack has always been interested in the construction process. After a stint playing college football at Carson Newman, Zack transferred to UTC to finish his studies.

He started with HGH while still in college and worked his way up to his current position as project manager. He is well-versed in green building practices, having managed the construction of three EarthCraft-certified houses.

Zack is married to Carrie and they exchanged their vows in May 2008. Zack attends Stuart Height Baptist Church and sits on the board of the North Side Neighborhood House. After work, Zack reports to his second job, the renovation of his own North Chattanooga home. He is also an avid outdoorsman, spending his free time hunting or preparing for the upcoming season.