Zach is an Associate with Cleveland Clinic Ventures (CCV), an organization formed in 2017 to make investments in emerging healthcare companies that deliver financial returns to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation while advancing its mission, vision and values.
Zach works with the CCV team to create, develop, and finance startup companies that leverage the ideas, expertise, and resources of Cleveland Clinic.
Prior to joining the CCV team in 2017, Zach was the Director of Development at Efferent Labs, an early-stage medical technology company headquartered in Buffalo, NY. In Zach’s time at Efferent Labs, the company raised a seed round of funding, established a partnership with a billion dollar global drug discovery company, and made significant R&D advancements.
Zach earned a B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan, where he also worked as a Research Assistant in the Extracorporeal Life Support Research Laboratory, a joint collaboration between the Department of Surgery and the Biomedical Engineering Program.Back To Team