Education: Earned a bachelor's in recreation and a master's in sports psychology from West Virginia University. Earned a doctorate in sports and business management from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Mentor: Zang Auerbach, a business mentor when Zimmer was an assistant athletic director at UMCP, and Bob Guillot, who used to own a large advertising agency in the Washington area. "Zang taught me the sports marketing business and Bob taught me the advertising and marketing business."
Favorite part of your job: "Helping improve the quality of life of retired people."
Least favorite part of your job: "Paperwork."
Biggest challenge of your job: "Helping clients understand the importance of marketing, particularly in a down economy."
Fantasy job: "Playing first base for the Chicago Cubs."
Favorite music: "Country."
Favorite vehicle: "Hummer."
Type of car you drive now: "Jeep Grand Cherokee."
Last book read: "The Remnant" by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (part of the "Left Behind" series).
Last movie seen: "The Rookie."
Favorite TV show: "JAG."
Hobbies: "Fly-fishing, volleyball and white-water canoeing. Bird hunting."
Favorite quote: "And let us not be weary in well doing: For in due season we shall reap, if we faint not." Galatians 6:9
What was your first job? Paperboy for the Cumberland Times-News. "I was about 12 years old."
If you could meet anyone in history, who would it be? "Jesus Christ. Because he is the way, the truth and the light."