Zachary Epps



    Mr. Zachary J. Epps (he/him/they) is a servant leader committed to contributing to measurable improvements in the lives of children, youth, and families. Mr. Epps believes policy and programs should be rooted in the experiences of those most impacted. As a resident of the Cheltenham neighborhood, Mr. Epps is grounded by his family, brilliant wife, Phylicia, and three sons, two of whom attend Cheltenham schools.

    With over a decade of experience within or connected to the public sector, Mr. Epps supports organizations to achieve and scale results through leadership and intercultural development, authentic community engagement, and data-driven decision-making. Their professional experience includes managing a national youth leadership program, designing policy advocacy efforts within a large school district, and legislative and governmental operations.

    A lifelong learner and avid competitor, Mr. Epps is completing a Master of Business Administration degree at Saint Joseph’s University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland, College Park in criminology and criminal justice.