Zack Brandau is President of Core Assurance Partners. Zack leads the daily operations of the firm and is responsible for strategic growth initiatives and overseeing client relationships. Zack has been in the insurance business for more than 12 years and is respected throughout the industry for his real estate related insurance and risk management expertise. He has served clients throughout the U.S. and globally in the design and implementation of complex insurance and risk management programs. Prior to founding Core Assurance in 2017, Zack was Senior Vice President with a national brokerage where he co-chaired the company’s National Real Estate Practice. He has been recognized for his sales success and leadership; achieving local, regional and national awards for new client growth and retention. Zack is an innovative and forward-thinking leader committed to service excellence, transparency and advocacy for all Core Assurance clients. Under his leadership, the firm has realized exceptional organic growth and market presence. Zack is a graduate of George Mason University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Marketing.Zack is a native of the Tidewater area and now lives in Virginia Beach with his wife and two daughters. He currently serves on the board of The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation and is active in the numerous events they host annually to raise awareness for their cause. Zack is a member of the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club and is a lifelong car enthusiast.Steve Paris is Vice President of Operations. Steve Paris has over 25 years of amusement industry experience. Starting his career as a small route operator in Pennsylvania. After taking a position at Dave & Buster’s as an Assistant Amusements Manager, he later accepted a corporate position as a Midway Operations Director. In 2003, he joined Tricorp Amusements and, in 2005, became its Chief Operating Officer. In 2012, Steve joined Elaut USA taking the role of Chief Operating Officer as part of a new corporate leadership team. In 2018, Steve was integral with the transition of the operating arm of Elaut being sold to CTM where Steve was most recently working as the Chief Operating Officer. At Family Entertainment Group Steve will focus on driving results and leading east coast operations including overseeing partner locations and the Family Entertainment Group owned brand, In The Game.