Commissioner Zak Crotts
Commissioner Crotts, born on November 3, 1982 at Lexington Memorial Hospital, is a lifelong resident of Davidson County and graduate of Central Davidson High School. He remained in the Central area until 2012 and relocated to the Midway area. He is the very proud father of Hannah and Aaron Crotts who both attend Davidson County Schools. Both Hannah and Aaron were very active in sports at a young age and their dad greatly enjoyed spending time with them on the ballfields. Commissioner Crotts even coached their soccer teams for several years.
Education & Experience
Commissioner Crotts served our State and Nation in the NC Army National Guard from 1999 until 2005 with some active Army during this time. He continued his education by attending Davidson County Community College where he studied Accounting and Taxes. His past professional experiences include being an office manager for an accounting firm and financial officer for a manufacturing company. Commissioner Crotts is currently the owner and C.E.O. of Spartan Insurance Group, Inc and Zak Crotts Realty, Inc.
Inspired by his maternal grandparents, he worked within the Republican party since a very young age. His family instilled into him a strong work ethic, determination, family values, listening skills, and true conservative principles. Commissioner Crotts used these skills to be elected to many levels within the Republican Party.
Commissioner Crotts was elected as the Davidson County Republican Party treasurer in 2015. He helped with many fundraisers and events during the 2016 election cycle and managed to build the Party’s coffers. He resigned as the Davidson County Republican Party treasurer effective December 1, 2016 to prevent a local conflict of interest once sworn in as a County Commissioner.
Commissioner Crotts was elected at the North Carolina Republican Party assistant treasurer in 2015 and has since been re-elected in 2017 and 2019. He even served as acting treasurer for several months when the treasurer resigned.
Commissioner Crotts was elected as the 13th District Republican Party Chairman on April 29, 2017. The 13th District covers parts of Guilford, Rowan, Iredell, and all of Davidson and Davie County. He worked diligently to re-elect Congressman Ted Budd during the 2018 election and didn’t seek another term as Chairman during the 2019 Convention.
Commissioner Crotts holds his Life and Health Insurance-NC, Property and Casualty Insurance-NC, Real Estate Broker-NC and has completed ISO 9001:2008 internal auditor training through NC State University.
Commissioner Crotts is serving his first term as Commissioner, with his term expiring December, 2020.