Zach Santmyer

President & CEO

“I am grateful for the opportunity to be able to work with my Dad and Brother to carry on the company and its core values. I love the variety, dynamic pace and uniqueness in what we do where no day is the same. We have some amazingly dedicated people that makes for a fun environment to do great work.”

Previous Experience:

Santmyer President and CEO 2016 to present
Santmyer President and COO 2011 to 2015
Santmyer Vice President 2009 to 2011
Santmyer General Manager 2005 to 2009
Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston Summer Clerk 2003 & 2004

Areas of Specialization/Expertise:

Strategic Development, Leadership, Technology, Finance, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Process Improvement

Responsibilities at Santmyer:

As President & CEO of Santmyer Companies with combined experience in strategy, finance, technology and law. He is responsible for setting and driving the strategic direction of the company, as well as leading the three collective operating entities under the organization’s umbrella. Zach is also involved in business development, marketing and branding of Santmyer along with the hiring of key personnel.


JD/MBA from The University of Akron School of Law
B.S. in Corporate Finance from The University of Akron
Dalton High School


OPMCA, Board of Directors: Chairman, 2016 – 2018, Vice Chairman, 2014 – 2016, Board of Directors, 2009 – 2014
David Nielsen Study Groups: 2013 – present
Young Presidents Organization: 2012 – present
Singularity University Executive Program: 2017

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