Carma Technology Corporation (Carma) Announces the Formation of an Advisory Council

Austin, Texas–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–Carma Technology Corporation (Carma), the leading provider of smartphone-based highway pricing technology, announces the appointment of an Advisory Council to provide strategic direction after winning several new contracts statewide.

Carma CEO Lawrence Mulligan says: “In order for Carma to create a solution that can address today’s most important transportation challenges, it is key that we harness the expertise of top industry leaders. These advisors are critical for Carma to realize the potential of our proprietary technologies to change the way transportation agencies measure, plan, build and maintain our national transportation network.”

The recently passed IIJA bill, better known as the Infrastructure Law Project, gives legislators the opportunity to collect tolls on any road in the National Highway System, but these new priced facilities must include an HOV discount or preference. Carma’s smartphone technology provides an innovative way to ensure transportation agencies comply with these new regulations without the need for expensive new infrastructure.

Carma is honored to announce new advisory board members who will provide industry expertise, presentations and mentorship during a period of rapid growth for the company.

  • Ralph Menzano, Chairman of the Advisory Board, Former Senior Director of Transportation, KPMG and Oracle

  • David Sullivan, former CEO of Elizabeth River Crossings

  • Eric Hunn, Chairman, Eric L. Hunn Consulting and Chairman, IBTTA Lost Revenue Task Force Best Practices Subcommittee

  • Catherine Reddick, Director, Mercator Advisors

  • Rob Hager, Associate Director, Guidehouse

  • John Nations, partner at Doster, Ullom & Boyle, LLC.

  • Phil Tomassini, Senior Advisor, e&e IT Consulting Services

  • Alvin McBorrough, Managing Partner, OGx

  • Ward Zerbe, Vice President, AASHTOWare Products Division, Infotech

  • Ray Traynor, Former Director of Planning and Innovation, San Diego Association of Governments

  • Joseph Garvey, Chief Growth Officer, AgileAssets, a Trimble Company

“Carma is poised to transform the transportation industry in the same way that smartphones changed communications,” says Ralph Menzano, Chairman of the Advisory Council. “Carma’s smartphone-based pricing solution enables Department of Transportation agencies to comply with new IIJA and FHWA regulations, helps Metropolitan Planning Organizations measure and mitigate congestion, and supports our municipalities’ desire for more great for incentivizing modal shift”.

About Carma Technology Corporation:

Carma Technology Corporation (Carma) is the leading provider of smartphone-based road pricing technology for transportation agencies. Their award-winning app, GoCarma, provides hands-free HOV verification for the entire network of DFW TEXpress-managed lanes and app for traditional HOV lanes. GoCarma is a cloud-based solution that allows agencies to apply dynamic road pricing, congestion pricing, or HOV incentives without requiring the use of toll tags or expensive infrastructure.

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