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.

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.

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.

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 ›


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.

Jay Kazeroid ›


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