Advisory Team

Bob Sharp

Bob Sharp

Nationally known race team owner and championship driver; racing partner of the late Paul Newman; elected to the New England Auto Racers Hall of Fame.

Doug Zumbach

Owner of Zumbach’s Gourmet Coffee and Founder of the Caffeine & Carburetors car gatherings in New Canaan CT.

Jeff Kaplan

Principal in Greystar Real Estate Partners; Board Member of Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Mr. Kaplan played a vital role in the development of  Waypointe, the largest mixed-use project in Norwalk’s history.

Rob Biondi

Owner of Biondi Vintage Motors in Waterbury CT; collector and restorer of pre-WW1 “brass era” automobiles.

Bob Green

President SurviveTheDrive teaching teenage driving safety; professional driving enthusiast, traffic safety specialist, race driving instructor, and automotive event coordinator.

Dan Radman

Principal in  RADMAN Architects LLC and Design Manager,  Chipoltle Restaurants;  graduate of The Cooper Union School of Architecture and active member in professional architectural societies; dedicated car enthusiast and regular participant in local events.

Joseph Scaramuzzo

IT professional and lifelong car enthusiast. Managing website design and social media for New England Auto Museum.

Art Powers

Principal in Designed Sound specializing in audio/video solutions for home and offices and founder of the Art & Sound Gallery in Greenwich CT featuring locally sourced audio equipment displayed with rotating exhibits by local artists.

Read Auerbach

Senior Vice President , The Southpoint Group specializing in retail leasing and investment sales as well  as owner of his own construction business;  35 years with the Norwalk Fire Department, currently holding the rank of Captain.

George Dragone

Co-owner with brother Manny of Dragone Classic Motorcars with facilities located in Orange CT, purveyors and restorers of collectable cars for over 35 years. Considered among the “world’s most accomplished automotive archeologists” by Hemmings Magazine.

Judy Stropus

Principal in JVS Enterprises, internationally known professional timer/scorer, race car driver and award winning publicist for major auto manufacturers, corporations and racing teams. Recent winner of the prestigious Bob Akin Award by the RRDC for lifetime achievement in sports car racing.

Jerry Cotrone

 Former curator at the Malcolm Pray Achievement Center in Bedford NY.  Commercial realtor/property manager at Allied Property Group and veteran member of the Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Dept., Old Greenwich CT.  Long time love of automobiles began with early career experience at Luigi Chinetti Motors (Ferrari) and in area sales management with BMW of North America.

J. Peter Rocco

Peter serves as the museum’s Public Relations Director. An accomplished photographer and journalist, his works have appeared in The Hartford Courant, Seasons, Auto Star and the Connecticut Cruise News.

Rick Walker

Rick serves as the museum’s educational consultant, and has been in the car hobby since he was eight. He is in the Sons of the American Revolution, has Mayflower ancestors, and currently serves as secretary of the Valley Collector Car Club in Simsbury CT. He is the owner/editor of Emanations Press, and teaches writing/college research at Charter Oak State College.

William Woodman

William Woodman is CEO and Founder of SpaceFitters Inc. a leading Veteran-owned workplace services organization located in Bloomfield, CT founded in 1988. SpaceFitters provides a wide variety of logistics and transportation services across a broad spectrum of industries. Bill is an avid car collector and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Klingberg Family Centers, host of the annual Klingberg Vintage Motor Car Festival held for the past 25 years in New Britain, CT

Roger Garbow

Principal in Full Throttle Marketing, Ridgefield CT; Contributing writer/photographer to, other print and online publications.

Nicholas Ord

Nicholas Ord has worked on behalf of the New England Auto Museum project since 2012 including 6 years as a Board member.  Nick is a lifelong car enthusiast and worked as co-organizer for the annual Darien Collector Car Show, the predecessor to the NEAM Fathers’ Day Car Show.