Management Team

Management Team

Dave Meirick | Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Dave brings more than 35 years of traffic safety experience to the stewardship of the Company.  His hands-on, operationally focused leadership style has helped the Company grow into the nation’s largest provider of traffic safety and pavement markings services.  Once the owner of his own Iowa based traffic control company, Dave still takes an active role in ensuring the highest levels of quality, safety, and customer service in all of the Company’s operations.   Dave holds a B.A. in Management from Luther College.

Joe Scarano | President and CFO
Joe joined RoadSafe in 2018 with over 30 years of industrial and infrastructure experience building and leading finance, administrative and technology teams and strategies. He has led a variety of mergers, acquisitions and capital market transactions, including public debt offerings, syndicated term loan and revolving debt financings, private equity sales, as well as a company start-up and an IPO. Joe is a Certified Public Accountant and graduate of Texas A&M University with B.B.A. degrees in Finance and Accounting.

Louis Angerame | Chief Information Officer
Louis is an innovative information technology leader with over 20 years in diverse roles as CIO, Founder and CTO of cloud-based services, Director of Professional Services for a market leading construction software company and most recently, RoadSafe’s Director of Business Process Management. As a creative problem solver and strategist, Louis’s expertise includes business and organizational process improvement, software development, change management and deployment of large-scale ERP Systems. He is a graduate of St. John’s University with a B.S. degree in Computer Science.

Brendan Kissane | Chief Development Officer
Brendan’s extensive experience in restructuring, performing due diligence reviews and business plan viability assessments for private equity groups, hedge funds and senior secured lenders led him to such roles as Independent Committee Member, Interim President, CFO and CRO in numerous industries.  His expertise has been instrumental in RoadSafe’s successes for nearly a decade.  As RoadSafe’s Chief Development Officer, Brendan provides leadership and oversight to the Company’s business growth processes and the business development department. Brendan is a graduate of Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Maggie Bennett | Vice President and General Counsel
As Vice President and General Counsel, Maggie oversees RoadSafe’s legal, risk and human relations departments. She joined RoadSafe in 2011 after a decade in private practice in the Chicagoland area where she represented clients in complex commercial disputes before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.  Maggie received a B.A. in Communication from Boston University, an M.A. in Communication from Drake University, and her Juris Doctorate from Drake University.

Doug Nury | Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Doug has over 25 years of expertise in traffic control maintenance and protection services and distribution of traffic equipment. He previously served as Vice President of Circle R Safety, a Partner at D&D Leasing, LLC, a traffic control equipment rental company which was sold to RoadSafe in 2017. Doug earned his B.A. from the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Paul Di Martino | Vice President, Industrial Services Group
RoadSafe has capitalized on Paul’s nearly 30 years in the traffic control and road striping industry by putting him in front of the Industrial Services Group, the fastest growing division of RoadSafe.  Paul’s commitment to safety and customer service has led RoadSafe to be the preferred provider to many of the Nation’s largest railroad and utility customers.  Paul has a B.A. in Accounting from Merrimack College.

Shady Hajjar | Vice President, Midwest & South East District
When Shady joined RoadSafe in 2013, he brought with him nearly a decade of experience working for some of the largest heavy highway contractors in the Midwest.  Shady oversees traffic control and pavement marking operations in multiple states that serve heavy highway contractors and support RoadSafe’s Highway Services Group.  Shady is a past president of the Illinois ATSSA Chapter and is a board member on multiple construction associations.  He received a degree in Structural Engineering and Construction Management from the University of Illinois and received his Executive MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.

Jay Tisdall | Vice President, South & West District
Being born into the industry, Jay is RoadSafe’s leader for pavement marking operations.  His 40 years of experience ensures the quality delivery of thousands of miles of pavement marking applications a year throughout the western half of the Nation.  Jays’ expertise is paramount to RoadSafe’s selection and utilization of the most cutting edge equipment and materials.  Jay is true industry leader and serves a member of ATSSA’s Pavement Marking Committee.  Jay has a BA in Management from Western State College.

John Demopoulos | Director of Human Relations
John is an HR Business Partner who brings vision, strategic focus, excitement, and mature judgment gained through a career guiding both leaders and employees through changing and challenging times. He has more than 25 years of HR experience to call on but is always looking for new solutions to new opportunities. He has overseen HR internationally in Europe, Central America, and Canada.  John has a BA from the University of New Hampshire.

Bill Cole | Vice President, Safety & Health
When Bill joined RoadSafe, he brought with him over 25 years of safety leadership experience. Bill spent many years in operations for a major waste management company before taking on the responsibility for their entire safety enterprise. Bill leveraged this experience into the oil and gas industry where he led operational and safety excellence programs. Bill’s important responsibilities at RoadSafe include not only the safety of our employees, but to continue to provide safe work zones for our customers and the traveling public to which we serve. Bill has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health from Marshall University in Huntington, WV.