Justin Zabor Biography

Justin P. Zabor, CFSP is “The Director of Death who Speaks the Language of Life” for you and your organization. He is a third-generation licensed Funeral Director and Professional Speaker who works with associations, organizations, and corporations to help them create customer experiences to die for!

Justin has been granted the professional designation of Certified Funeral Service Professional (CFSP) by The Academy of Professional Service Practice. There are over 35,000 funeral directors in the US and only 1,400 (or 4 %) have achieved this distinct honor.

Justin is a co-owner of The Zabor Funeral Home in Parma, Ohio which his late grandfather, Charles, founded over 85 years ago in 1927 and where his parents Thomas and Cassandra have managed for the last 40+ years. Justin’s grandfather Charles L. Zabor was a past president of The Ohio Funeral Directors Association (1959-1960) so leadership is in his blood.

He is the president of Justin Zabor Enterprises LLC, a professional speaking and training firm based out of Cleveland. He is a Past President of The National Speakers Association’s Ohio Chapter. Justin was elected only the second youngest president ever in the 30 year history of NSA Ohio.

In addition to his speaking, Justin may also be known as “Mr. March” when he appeared in the first ever “Men of Mortuaries” national charity calendar to benefit women enduring breast cancer treatment. He and his brother Kurt were 2 of only 11 funeral directors nationwide to receive this honor out of hundreds of applicants. The calendar received extensive national media attention and was featured in The Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The New York Daily News, The Today Show, Fox News Channel, and Whoopi Goldberg’s morning radio show among others.

Justin is also an actor, model, and voice over artist for film, television, radio, and print media. The Docherty Model and Talent Agency represents him in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

He is a proud member of the following professional associations…