As the head of marketing and business development for Lynx Mortgage Bank LLC, Zachary Kayal applies the knowledge and skills that he acquired studying mass media and communications in college and the hands-on experience he gained working as a marketing intern. A master of social media marketing, Zachary has taken Lynx Mortgage Bank LLC into the spotlight by growing their digital presence exponentially. Lynx, one of the area’s premier mortgage companies has been nominated as Long Islands Best Mortgage Company.
Zachary graduated with a B.A. from Hofstra University in 2018. As a student he was active in several organizations and was the president of his fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi. While studying communications, Zachary submitted an independent communications study about social media and the 2016 presidential election. As a result, he and his peers were selected to go to Boston to speak at the Eastern Communications Association (ECA). They were among the youngest participants to ever speak at the conference. In his senior year, he conducted an independent study on the connection between social media and mental illnesses for his senior thesis. Hofstra presented the thesis and Zachary was named Senior of the Year for the Mass Media Department at Hofstra.
While still in college, Zachary began interning at Lynx Mortgage Bank LLC, a local mortgage bank on Long Island - handling marketing and social media. After graduation, he was offered a permanent position as the head of marketing and business development. In this role, Zachary handles all facets of communications including social media, marketing and advertising. In August, 2018 Zachary was honored to be contacted by Facebook for successfully using their platform to promote a small business. He was invited to Facebook headquarters to share his feedback and give suggestions on how to enhance their platform for small businesses.
In addition to his professional accomplishments, Zachary is an Eagle Scout and was recently selected as one of the recipients of the 30 Under 30, which honors the 30 most successful young professionals under the age of 30 in Long Island. Zachary received the award from the Huntington Chamber of Commerce.
Head of Marketing & Business Development
Lynx Mortgage Bank LLC
143 Post Ave
Westbury, NY 11590