Neal Martin Zeavy is a cum laude community studies graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz, where he earned the Community Leadership Award. He has since continued to emphasize philanthropy through his various career pursuits. While working as an assistant director and residency program coordinator with Mount Madonna Center, Neal Martin Zeavy worked briefly as a teacher at a nearby school and also served as a raffle director for several California-based nonprofits. In regard to the latter, he played a vital role in fundraising efforts for Mount Madonna School, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, and Yerba Beuna Center for the Arts, among others.
Building upon the success of his work as a raffle director, Neal Zeavy founded Raffle Administration in 2009 and served as president until 2015, when he established the Seattle-based NZ Consulting. Through both companies and his prior nonprofit work, he has helped raise more than $100 million for charities benefiting children.
A noted entrepreneur, he also has built an extensive portfolio of commercial real estate throughout the United States and serves as co-owner of Nic's Organic Fast Food, which is the first certified organic drive-thru restaurant in the world.