Shawn Alexander, President of S.A. Safety Services, LLC, is a safety management professional with over 19 years of experience. Not only does Mr. Alexander have expertise in both federal and state regulations in the transportation industry, but he is also adept in completing audits and monitoring safety compliance. Additionally, with his excellent communication, organizational, and presentation skills, Shawn can plan and lead effective safety training classes and has the ability to manage clients at a national level.
After serving in the United States Marines, Shawn's professional career began with the Indiana State Police, where he worked as a Data & Communications Operator, managing communications centers throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. In this position, he performed driver's license and registration checks for officers and carried out criminal history checks. Later he worked as Motor Carrier Inspector in the Motor Carrier Division of the Indiana State Police. Not only did he conduct vehicle safety inspections in this position, but he also served as certified inspector for Hazardous Materials, North American Level 1, as well as Motor Coach Inspector. During this time, he was nominated for the Indiana State Police Life Saving Award for performance at a vehicle accident scene.
Mr. Alexander gained further professional experience as Coordinator of Vendor Quality & Compliance at Landstar Carrier Services, Inc. There he carried out periodic inspection training for vendors, ensuring compliance with federal regulations. Additionally, he performed fleet audits and random in-house audits.
Prior to founding S.A. Safety Services, LLC, Shawn was a Loss Prevention Specialist for Carolina Casualty Insurance Group, where, among many other duties, he performed accident analysis, held Inspection Training classes with shop mechanics, performed Mock DOT audits, and assisted with policy and procedure updates. As a Certified Instructor, he also held Defensive Driving Training for customers.
Among many notable accomplishments, Shawn is a Certified Director of Safety (CDS) through the North American Training Management Institute (University of Central Florida). Additionally, he is Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Certified, CVSA Standard Level One Certified, and First Responder Certified. He earned several awards while in the military, including National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. Professional organizations that he is a part of include the North American Training Management Institute and Ohio Trucking Association.