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Our Board

With experienced leaders from local, state and regional government organizations, the transportation sector and various business and financial organizations The Rideshare Company board of directors enjoys a broad range of expertise and insight. We are proud to have them help us guide our enterprise well into the 21st century.

Robert J. Croce ›

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Croce formerly was the Vice-President, Government/Legal Affairs for Valassis Communications for over two decades.

Nanci Fitzgerald ›


Ms. Fitzgerald is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Rideshare Company.

Manish Bhardwaj ›

Board Member

Mr. Bhardwaj has over 25 years of experience in entrepreneurship and innovation and is currently serving as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vista IT Solutions (VITS) in Connecticut.

Ruth Fitzgerald ›

Board Member

Ms. Fitzgerald retired from Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. (now FHI Studio), a planning consulting firm specializing in transportation, urban, and environmental issues and community engagement.

Jay Kazeroid ›


Mr. Kazeroid is the VP of Finance and Treasurer of The Rideshare Company. He joined in January of 2022.

David A. Lee ›

Board Member

Mr. Lee retired in 2017 after serving 22 years as General Manager of CTtransit.

Robin Messier Pearson ›

Board Member

Ms. Pearson practices land use law, including permitting with regard to zoning and environmental matters.

Stewart Murchie ›

Board Member

Mr. Murchie is currently Vice President Global Operations and Strategy at Arthur J Gallagher.

Janna Mullane ›

Board Member

Ms. Mullane brings over 15 years of Human Resources experience across the technology, insurance and financial industries.

William R. Scoville ›

Board Member

Mr. Scoville is the owner of William R. Scoville, CPA, LLC in Simsbury, CT, a public accounting firm he helped found in 1978.

Vicki L. Shotland ›

Board Member

Ms. Shotland currently serves as the Executive Director of the Greater Hartford Transit District.

Gerald Tavernier ›


Mr. Tavernier has been in the banking industry for more than 30 years and is currently a Vice President, Senior Commercial Lender for Dime Bank in Glastonbury, CT.

Matthew D. Udal ›

Board Member

Mr. Udal is a financial advisor and owner of a Farmington-based financial planning practice.

Keith Vibert ›

Board Member

Keith Vibert graduated from the Entrepreneurship Program at Central Connecticut State University School of Business. Since 2010, he has been the owner and operator of Mondo, a restaurant located in Middletown, CT.