Buddy Zarbock began his professional career at IBM after receiving his Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah in Business Communications and an MBA from Westminster College. Over the next few years at IBM he received cutting edge training allowing him to craft and hone his business expertise.
With the skills acquired at IBM, he went on to become manager/owner at Plumbers Supply Company where he helped the firm grow into one of the largest wholesale distribution houses in the Western US. This success led to the sale of the firm to the Wolesely Company (WOS). One of the world’s largest wholesale companies. After the merger, he worked with WOS assisting in growing new branches, product lines and emerging markets.
Buddy has worked with and been a minority owner of other industry leading finance companies where he served as a Marketing Manager and Vice President.
He is devoted to the advancement of the commercial finance industry and has chaired industry conferences and is currently serving as chairman of the AACFB Education Committee.
Buddy founded Commercial Funding Partners, LLC (CFP) in 2012 and serves as its president. There he funds businesses into profitable growth. These actions have created a loyal customer, broker and vendor following. He currently resides in Utah with his wife, five children and many grandchildren enjoying skiing, open-water swimming, squash, reading and mountain biking.