Our Team

Ari Raptis

Chief Executive Officer

Ari oversees the operations of Talaria.  He is a serial entrepreneur with over 10 years in logistics and business management bringing a wide range of real world experience to Talaria Transportation.  With a specialized focus as a medical cannabis courier, his businesses background and leadership skills make him an integral part of Talaria and community outreach efforts. Ari has been an advocate for product safety and efficacy through reliable couriers in the MMJ industry since entering the cannabis space.

Todd M. Bashore

Regional Manager

Todd M. Bashore is a 32 year veteran of the East Pennsboro Township Police Department in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.  Throughout his distinguished career, he served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, and Department Firearms Instructor.  He also held the rank of Corporal and Sergeant and served in the Criminal Investigation Division.   In March of 2011, Bashore was appointed  Chief of Police and served in that capacity until he retired in April of 2018.

Bashore is a 1985 graduate of the 33rd PA Municipal Police Academy, attended Harrisburg Area Community College majoring in Police Science, and attended Police Executive Development program and Police Supervisor Training through Penn State University.

In April of 2018, Bashore joined Talaria Transportation as a Regional Manager and is instrumental in the daily operations of Talaria’s outbound teams.

Keith Stone

Regional Manager

Keith Stone is a retired Major from the Pennsylvania State Police. During his 28-year career, Keith served in many roles from criminal investigations, vice operations, intelligence and counter terrorism as well as Emergency and Special Operations. Keith’s leadership role in developing teams for Talaria throughout the country has been instrumental in Talaria’s growth.

Andrew Nedelka

Operations Manager

Andrew has an extended background in business development and operations, stemming from a decade of entrepreneurship. He has worked with teams of varied sizes and has always strived to bring a focus on consistency, reliability, and transparency to an organization. Andrews as Talaria operations manager is focused on establishing transportation nationwide.

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