Zach Thomas is an entrepreneur, published author, blogger, business/life coach, public speaker and most importantly, follower of Christ, husband, and father of six children.

He was Eagle Scout of the Nation in 1995, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served his country as an Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer. He has started multiple companies and been featured in Newsweek Magazine and on Good Morning America. He married his high school sweetheart and they homeschool their six children on their family farm where he grew up. His varied interests include studying leadership and entrepreneurship, farming, riding his Harley, working on old cars with his son and dad, camping and spending time with his family.

He is the Owner/Operator of a Chick-fil-A franchise in Rockmart, Georgia where he is very involved in his community and serves as a member of the board of directors for the Polk County Chamber of Commerce.  He also serves on Congressman Tom Graves’ Service Academy Selection Board for District GA-14.

He serves on the board of Life Impact, Inc., a non-profit ministry, where he volunteers his time to coach Christian Vetpreneurs (Military Veteran Entrepreneurs). To sponsor a Veteran submit your request to Life Impact. 

Zach accepts a limited number of speaking engagements each year and speaks on the topics of leadership and entrepreneurship. Submit your request here.  Having served as a life coach and executive coach prior to Chick-fil-A and an Operator Coach for new franchisees for Chick-fil-A, Inc., he accepts a limited number of coaching clients outside of Chick-fil-A.  If you are interested in hiring Zach as your coach, find out more here.

Follow Zach’s leadership blog at and subscribe to take a free quiz to determine your natural leadership style. Follow his personal blog at where he writes about his faith, family, and farming.

“As a lifelong student of leadership and entrepreneurship, I consider my Chick-fil-A franchise with over 90 team members a laboratory for innovation and cultivating next generation leaders. My company, Locum Restitution LLC, Latin for “a place of restoration” is a leadership development company that just happens to sell chicken!”


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