Meet the talented team of innovators and experts working every day to keep vehicles, people, and communities moving smoothly.
We bring decades of experience in law enforcement, municipal towing, operational management and software design.
Craig Powell, Chief Executive Officer
Craig is a visionary leader known for turning companies into industry leaders. He excels at building relationships, securing strategic partnerships, and promoting a culture based on transparency and communication.
Ryan Davis, President
Ryan, President of Autura, originally from Atlanta, attended the College of Charleston. He co-founded BacklotCars with his brother, achieving significant success before its sale in September 2020. Currently, Ryan resides in NYC with his fiancée and two dogs.
Nina Michelle Carazas, Chief Operating Officer
As Autura’s COO, Nina Michelle excels in dynamic environments and values diverse, high-performing teams that prioritize customer experience, technology, and unlocking each member’s potential.
Raymond Krouse, Chief Financial Officer and Co-Founder
Ray, Autura’s CFO, with 20+ years of experience, excels in financial system refinement. His strategies boosted Flyswat’s growth, and his important work in audits and equity offerings at Coopers & Lybrand underscores his expertise.
Sharada Iyer, Chief Product Officer
Sharada, a tech leader with 20+ years’ experience, drove innovation in AI at AMD, Samsung, and Accenture. Her diverse skills, STEAM education commitment, passion for culinary arts, and Pilates training showcase her dedication to innovation and well-being.
Rick Blaisdell, Chief Technology Officer
With 25+ years of experience, Rick creates innovative web and mobile apps. His expertise in cloud computing, Information Systems, and IT services drives cutting-edge solutions, emphasizing excellence and efficiency in tech frameworks.
John Petrucelli, Chief Strategy Officer
John, a seasoned executive with 30 years’ experience, excels in branding, strategy, user experience, and interactive media. He’s passionate about aligning design thinking with business goals and has a track record of delivering impactful strategies that result in successful solutions.
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Autura works with Miami, San Francisco, Indianapolis and 25 others to help them unclog their cities and make them more productive for law enforcement, government officials and vehicle owners.