Zacharia has been a prominent figure in Omaha accounting circles and a strong advocate for Central. After graduating from Penn’s Wharton School of Business, he returned to Omaha, and in 1969 joined the firm now called Frankel Zacharia. He served as managing partner for 25 years and grew it into one of Nebraska’s biggest independent firms. While at Penn he was Head Cheerleader, elected to Phi Kappa Beta Junior Honor Society, and elected to the Sphinx Senior Society. He served for 10 years on the state board of public accountancy. After retiring in 2015, he received a distinguished service award from the state’s society of CPAs. Zacharia has served as an active member and officer in the Central Alumni Association. He also has served as a volunteer and officer for several community organizations, including the Jewish Community Center Board of Directors, the Jewish Federation Board of Directors and the Johnny Rodgers’ Jet Award Foundation.