Zachary T. Neumeyer
Chairman, Sage Hospitality
Zachary T. Neumeyer is a businessman and civic leader. In business he serves as the Chairman of Sage Hospitality and Vice Chair of Mobile Accord. He is or has been an investor and board member of companies in the technology, communications, manufacturing, senior housing, banking and service industries. He also works on K-12 education reform in Colorado and nationally.
Sage Hospitality is based in Denver, Colorado and manages, develops, and invests in hotels. Sage manages 65 hotels across America employing over 5000 people. Sage has owned and operated 300 hotels across the nation. Sage has invested over $2.5 billion in hospitality assets. Neumeyer co-founded Sage Hospitality Resources in 1984, currently serves as its Chairman, and was CEO and President from 1984 to 2003.
Mobile Accord is a data and market intelligence company serving the developing world. Mobile Accord provides market intelligence through its GeoPoll division and supports mobile giving and advocacy through mGive. The company is building the world’s largest mobile data and market intelligence platform with over 500 million subscribers.
Mr. Neumeyer has focused his civic activities on education reform. He is working to ensure that every child in America has access to an excellent education. Neumeyer is Chairman of Teach For America Colorado, serves on the TFA National Council, is founder and past board chair of Colorado Succeeds. He is co-founder of America Succeeds, a national organization focused on mobilizing business to improve the public education system. He is a board member of Colorado Children’s Campaign.
Neumeyer has worked with Colorado state government as a community leader in numerous capacities. These have included the Education Transition Committee for Governor Hickenlooper. For Governor Ritter he served as Co-chair of the Systems Transformation: Governor’s P-20 Council and a member of the Business Advisory Council for Higher Education. For Governor Owens Neumeyer served on the Jobs Cabinet for the Colorado Department of Economic Development.
Neumeyer is a past trustee of the University of Denver and remains active with the Executive Advisory Council. Neumeyer was one of the founders of the Denver PreSchool Program which provides universal preschool for every child in Denver. He was recognized by the Colorado Children’s Campaign as one of the 20 most influential Coloradans for Children’s welfare. Neumeyer has taught or lectured at Cornell University, University of Colorado, Harvard University and The University of Denver.
Mr. Neumeyer is a graduate of Cornell University, and lives in Colorado with his wife Amy and sons Max and Joseph.