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.


Stephen Cassano ›

Board Member

Mr. Cassano currently serves as the Connecticut State Senator representing the 4th Senate District.


Jon Colman ›

Board President

Mr. Colman is president and chief executive officer of The Rideshare Company, serving in that capacity since the company’s founding in 1980.


Robert J. Croce ›

Chairman of the Board

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


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.


David K. Kilbon ›

Secretary

Mr. Kilbon served six terms as the Town of East Granby’s First Selectman from 1996 to 2008.


Cathy Landau-Painter ›

Board Member

Ms. Landau-Painter is the former National Partner-in-Charge of State Government Affairs at KPMG, LLP, a global financial services firm.


David A. Lee ›

Board Member

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


Michael Lenkiewicz ›

Treasurer

Mr. Lenkiewicz has served as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer for The Rideshare Company since 2008.


Jerry W. Long ›

Board Member

Mr. Long is a retired Information Technology professional, Business Owner, and Banker.


William P. Meyerjack ›

Board Member

Mr. Meyerjack is rretired from the firm of Budwitz and Meyerjack, PC that he co-founded in 1971.


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.


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 ›

Board Member

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.