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June 24, 2024

“FCA: Focus, Clarity and Accountability” says David Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of Verra Mobility

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David Roberts is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Verra Mobility, a leading provider of smart mobility technology solutions.

Verra Mobility provides hardware, software and services to a wide customer base including rental car companies, fleet management companies, cities, school districts and universities. The company’s total revenue in 2023 was $817 million and has more than 1,500 employees around the world. Verra Mobility is headquartered in Mesa, Arizona.
Before joining Verra Mobility in August 2014, David held several senior leadership roles with technology and finance companies. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of BillingTree, a multi-channel electronic payment platform company serving insurance, utilities and healthcare customers. He was also a Managing Director at Bank of America

Merrill Lynch, leading the Equity Plan Services business.
David’s leadership philosophy is reflective and personal, focused on the principles of “servant leadership” and “unselfing yourself” as a leader, with humility and a focus on putting others first. He prioritizes promoting selfless leadership, adapting to change, and building empowered teams. This leadership philosophy is effective in delivering results and cultivating a winning culture.

David values the well-being of his employees and the success of the organization over personal gains, fostering a culture of trust and loyalty. David encourages his direct reports to take initiative and ownership of their work. His leadership style can best be summarized with the acronym F.C.A. – maintaining a Focus on goals, championing Clarity in communication and responsibilities, and ensuring Accountability throughout the organization.

David started his career in management consulting with a focus on innovation. He earned his MBA from the University of Chicago and his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in Texas.

David has a passion for volunteer work for organizations that specialize in supporting children. He has served as an advisor for Feed My Starving Children for more than 10 years and is an active volunteer and fundraiser for JDRF, a leading organization dedicated to funding research for diabetes.
David lives with his family in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his wife and four children.

David is a thought leader who can explain emerging trends in transportation, smart cities and leadership in an engaging, understandable and vision-driven way, while still keeping things grounded and practical.

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