Rob Zapple is a licensed General Contractor and is active as both a residential and commercial builder throughout New Hanover County. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He and his wife, Michele, have been married for 32 years and have three children that attended public schools in New Hanover County and have all graduated from NC universities.
Rob was elected to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners in November of 2014 and has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, and the New Hanover County Board of Health. In addition to being a member of the Board of Directors for WHQR Public Radio, he is Past President and a current member of the Board of Trustees of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts. Rob also serves on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Museum of Wilmington, Wilmington Downtown Inc. and is a member of Wilmington Downtown Rotary Club.