Zak was raised in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Zak obtained his education at Washington & Jefferson College, located just south of Pittsburgh, PA. Zak was able to let his work ethic shine early as he was able to obtain a degree in Accounting while also playing basketball. Zak has 7+ years of proven success in the Mortgage industry as he has worked in all facets of the operation from customer service to processing to mortgage consultant. Zak's ability to communicate with customers became his biggest strength. With the vast amount of mortgage related experience Zak has a unique skillset where he truly understands the entire loan process from day 1 until the loan is fully paid off. As a VP of Mortgage Lending, Zak's main goal is to provide his honest assessment of all situations and to give you the knowledge and expertise to help guide you through the loan process. His aim with every discussion is to find the terms that are right for your budget so that the closing goes smoothly. Zak will help you consider all of your options so you can concentrate on making the best decision for your needs. Zak is dedicated to clear and constant communication to ensure the process moves effortlessly. Zak believes in putting the customer first and the best way to build his reputation and Guaranteed Rate's name is by providing a superior loan experience. In his spare time Zak loves hanging out with his wife, Megan and his son, Dash. He also enjoys traveling, brewery tasting, spending time with his friends and family, and playing basketball.