Scott Fitzgerald, a Massachusetts native, comes to Thaden with 20 years of cycling industry and community leadership experience. Most recently, Scott founded and serves as CEO of Buddy Pegs, a children's bike coaching business and family bike shop based in Bentonville. Prior to Buddy Pegs, Scott was executive director of Silicon Couloir, a 501(c)(3) supporting local entrepreneurs, and owner of Fitzgerald's Bicycles - recognized as a Top 50 US Bike Shop - both in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Among his many community leadership roles, Scott was elected mayor and city councilman of Victor, Idaho, in 2008. Scott is a graduate of the Belmont Hill School, an independent school serving boys in the greater Boston area, and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Vermont.