( President of Eternal Life TV ) On January 1st, 2019, David Zimel stepped down as President and no longer manages day-to-day business functions. David has assumed a new role as CEO where he’ll continue to leverage his vast real estate, finance, and management experience by overseeing the executive team and participating on the Board.
David Zimel, a native Oregonian, attended Jesuit High School and the University of Oregon, where he received a BS in Finance in 1977. After graduation, he joined Mercury Development as a retail leasing agent. He progressed to Director of Leasing, Vice President of Development, President, and as of 2019, his current role as CEO. He has extensive experience in development, redevelopment, and acquisition of retail properties. David has served as a board member for several companies including Pan Pacific Retail Properties, Rentech Inc. and locally with Shari’s Restaurants and R & H Construction.David has participated as an ICSC panelist, moderator, State Program Committee Chairperson, and State Director.