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Zach Haptonstall, MBA


Zach Haptonstall was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the Chief Executive Officer  and Co-Founder of Rise48 Equity, Rise48 Communities, and Rise48 Construction. Zach’s main responsibilities as CEO include overseeing all acquisitions, sourcing capital, and building strategic partnerships. Since 2019, Rise48 Equity has completed $2 Billion+ Dollars in Total Transactions. He resides both in Scottsdale, Arizona and Dallas, Texas with his wife Grace and their growing family.

Zach was formerly a Healthcare Executive for multiple large corporations where he helped create growth and exit strategies. He served as the President and Co-Owner for Family Comfort Hospice (and subsidiary companies) with 110+ Employees and $9M+ Annual Revenue.

Zach holds a Master of Business Administration from the Colangelo College of Business at Grand Canyon University, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. 

During his time in journalism, Zach was a live television news anchor and sports reporter for Arizona PBS and co-hosted a show on Fox Sports Network Arizona.

Zach has been a licensed Real Estate Agent in Arizona since 2016. He is also an official member of  the Forbes Real Estate Council, and a  Directors Council Member of The Greater Phoenix Economic Council ‘GPEC’.