Since founding Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation in 1989, Gary Bauer started with a single car and grew his company to a multi-million dollar corporation, serving as the preferred transportation provider for Fortune 500 corporations, international celebrities, professional sporting events and music concerts in over 550 cities across the globe. In recognition for pioneering the first corporate commuter program, taking six million cars off the road each year and consolidating airport hotel shuttle services from 100 diesel to 20 CNG vehicles, he was named by The San Francisco Business Times as 2013’s “Most Admired CEO of the Year”. Gary holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from San Diego State University.
Kenneth J. KulagaChief Financial Officer
Ken Kulaga possesses more than 25 years of diversified financial and management experience including raising capital, orchestrating mergers and acquisitions, and structuring and negotiating deals in both public and private corporations. During his career, Ken has played a key role in managing both hyper-growth businesses (Revenue growth in excess of 50% per year) as well as drove turnarounds in profitability in excess of $1B. Further, Ken has participated in over 10 acquisitions varying in size from $200M to over $3B. He has also developed scalable financial infrastructure and management systems supporting companies of $50M in revenue and 50 employees to companies as large as $3.2B in revenue and 3200 employees. Ken has built finance teams formally recognized for best in class financial reporting and FP&A business partner support recognized by the ICAEW, IMA, IE Group, Association of Financial Professionals, Thought Leaders Global, Salvo Global, and Executive Enterprise Institute. Mr. Kulaga is a Certified Treasury Professional and possesses an MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University.
Automotive transportation industry veteran Michael Melville brings over 25 years of executive leadership in operations efficiency, profitability, employee development and client relations to his role as President of Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation. Rising the ranks from Area Manager to Regional Vice President of Enterprise Holdings, currently ranked #13 on Forbes Largest Private Companies in the U.S., Michael was responsible for overall profitability, employee development, customer service and operations efficiency for over 50 branch offices and 900 employees. As a result of surpassing KPI by double digits year over year, he earned the President's Award, Enterprise Holdings highest accolade, in 2014 & 2015. Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (B.A.) from Eastern Connecticut State University.