Zeno is a former health care executive with a distinguished career in the federal, state, and private sectors of healthcare. His retirement in 2015, as Director for Legislative Coordination and Senior Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, capped an almost 40-year professional career in public health. A long-time activist in community affairs, Zeno has demonstrated an impressive commitment to public service, having served nearly 30 organizations in volunteer and leadership capacities during his career. His current commitments include serving as a public member on the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of a non-profit housing agency, H.O.P.E. A recipient of numerous civic and professional awards, Zeno earned his Bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College and holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Zeno joined the NCCPA Board of Directors as a Public Director-at-Large in 2018, and he was elected to serve concurrently on the nccPA Health Foundation Board in 2021.