Business Development Manager
Raymond Zavalla is responsible for building, retaining, and maintaining successful customer and other business development relationships as needed for the company. He identifies, locates and generates new potential business leads and pursuits while understanding and implementing market concepts, positioning, planning and customer relationships.
Raymond joined the United Construction team after twelve years serving as a captain in the United States Marine Corps. He served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2004-2006 and a year-long tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Eastern Afghanistan from March 2011-March 2012. Raymond served on various billets as a communications officer, platoon commander, Officer Selection Officer, and Aide de Camp for II Marine Expeditionary Force Commanding General. He currently serves as a Marine Reservist in Concord, CA and holds an active Top Secret Security Clearance.
Raymond holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pennsylvania State University in Speech Communications and a Master of Arts Degree in Strategic Public Relations from George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School Resident Course and Command & Staff College Non-Resident Course.
Raymond is an active member of the Rotary Club of Sparks, Toastmasters, and on the Board of Directors of NAIOP Northern Nevada, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada. He resides in Sparks, NV with his wife Jennifer, and their two Boston Terriers. In his free time, Raymond enjoys weightlifting, cycling, and reading.