Who We Are | About Transafe LLC
Founded in October 2006, Transafe, LLC has offices in Laurel, MS and Victoria, TX
Jason Hoffman is the President and Founder of Transafe, LLC. He has worked as a safety management consultant with motor carriers for over 20 years. He provides carriers with an in-depth knowledge of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and extensive experience assisting carriers with day to day safety management, compliance reviews and safety audits. He holds a Master Certificate in Motor Carrier Safety Management from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Safety Institute. He is also a Certified Commercial Vehicle Inspector, Certified Professional Collector and a Certified Breath Alcohol Testing Technician.
Jason has twin daughters and a son. Jason is an instrument rated private pilot who enjoys time with the family, reading, hunting and offshore fishing.
Andy McKelvy joined Transafe in January 2011 as a Contract Manager. He works with new clients performing initial setups, as well as management of our existing client base. Andy is a Certified Professional Collector for controlled substance related testing along with also being a qualified Hair Specimen collector. He is also trained and certified as a Breath Alcohol Testing Technician. Andy successfully completed the U.S. DOT Motor Carrier Safety Compliance Course. Andy has written many Corrective Action Plans and Rating Upgrade Requests and has developed a good working relationship with State and Federal Auditors. He works with NCMS, Veriforce, and TPS for several clients that require PHMSA Drug and Alcohol monitoring. Andy is married to Candace McKelvy, who is also employed with Transafe. He is currently restoring a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible. Other hobbies include gardening, fishing, and home projects.
Candace McKelvy joined Transafe in June 2012 as an Administrative Assistant. Her current position is Office Manager as well as support for Sales, Contract Manager, and Internal Auditors. Candace is a Certified Professional Collector Trainer along with also being a certified collector. She is trained and qualified for both Breath Alcohol Testing and Collector Training as well as Hair Specimen collection and Collector Training. She is married to Andy McKelvy who also works with Transafe. They have 2 children. She is very involved with her church as nursery team leader, as well as a small group leader. Her hobbies include any outdoor activities with her family such as kayaking, fishing, gardening, biking, nature walks etc.
Madison Ford joined Transafe in May 2013 as Administrative Assistant. She currently holds the position of Internal Client and Contract Manager Support. Madison is a certified collector for Controlled Substance, Hair Specimen, and Breath Alcohol Testing along with being qualified to complete training in those areas. In her spare time, Madison enjoys reading, outdoor activities, spending quality time with family and friends, and experimenting with new recipes.
Lance joined Transafe in October of 2016 as the Sales Manager for ELD Sales. His duties include ELD sales, Account setup and implementation, Customer support and troubleshooting, and installations. Lance has a vast knowledge of both Omnitracs and Geotab operating systems along with 3rd party hardware and software products that assists in increasing a fleet’s safety and efficiency. Lance also services a small portfolio of clients with DOT Compliance services.
Lance is married to his wife Brittany and together they have 2 sons. During his free time, Lance enjoys coaching both of his sons in youth league sports. Lance also serves as a board member for the Jones County Youth Sports Council.
Alicia Thompson joined Transafe in March 2017 as Administrative Assistant and currently holds the position of our In-House Account Manager . Alicia is a Certified Professional Collector for controlled substance related testing along with being qualified and certified in Hair Specimen Collections and Breath Alcohol Testing. Alicia is a native of Mississippi and currently resides in Jones County with her family. Alicia is also a professional photographer and has owned her own photography business since 2013. In her free time, she likes to browse flea markets or relax and go boating at the family camp on the coast.
Joel Garrett started with the Transafe team in March of 2014 and came back to work in April 2018 after a short “sabbatical” in 2017. Joel is the Sales Manager for all new accounts, overseeing and managing client’s compliance needs with DOT regulations. He is a Certified Professional Collector for controlled substance related testing along with being qualified and certified in Hair Specimen Collections and Breath Alcohol Testing. He has been married to Lori Garrett for 22 years and they have 3 children, Brandon, William, and Timothy. He is an active member at Berean Missionary Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, and Galilean leader. In his spare time Joel is dedicated to spending time with his family doing a host of activities from hunting and fishing, to playing ball, and even the occasional shopping trip.
Crystal White joined Transafe in February 2018 as Administrative Assistant. She currently holds the position of Internal Client and Contract Manager Support. Crystal is a Certified Professional Collector for controlled substance related testing along with being qualified and certified in Hair Specimen Collections and Breath Alcohol Testing. Crystal is the mother of two and loves spending time with family and friends. She attends Life Church in Laurel where she is active in children ministries, as well as many other church activities. She has a passion for cooking/baking and enjoys RVing and being outdoors.
Kim Earley joined Transafe in November 2020 as an Independent Contract Manager, running our Victoria, Texas location. Her duties include DOT compliance services, account setup and implementation, customer support, ELD sales, GPS sales, mobile drug/alcohol testing, and training services. Kim is a Certified Professional Collector for controlled substance related testing and certified in Hair Specimen Collections and Breath Alcohol Testing. She also holds an Instructor Certification for MEDIC CPR/First Aid/AED, along with a variety of safety training certifications.
Kim is a native Texan and resides in Victoria County, Texas with her husband, teenage twin boys, and a plethora of cats and dogs. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her large family, RVing anywhere, and spending time with her toes in the sand at whatever beach or river is nearest to her.
Brittany Johnson joined Transafe, LLC in August 2022 as the Social Media/Communications Director as well as Customer Service Representative for ELD sales, Account setup and implementation, Customer support and troubleshooting. She is married to Lance Johnson who also works with Transafe, LLC. They have 2 children together, Walker and Beckett.
She is also a Personal Trainer and owns an online Fitness Business and an Activewear Boutique. She is very involved with her kid’s sporting events and leagues as well. Her hobbies include any activities with her family, exercising, reading, and biking.
April Holloway joined Transafe in July 2022 as Administrative Assistant and currently holds the position of our Previous Employment Verification Specialist. April is trained for controlled substance related testing along with being qualified and certified in Hair Specimen Collections and Breath Alcohol Testing.
April is a native of Mississippi and currently resides in Jones County with her family. April is married to her husband Wil, and they have 2 children together. They are involved with their church, as well as Glade Community football and cheerleading as well as basketball. April loves cooking, being outdoors, and spending time with family.
Jessica Harper joined Transafe in October 2022 as Administrative Assistant. Jessica is trained for controlled substance related testing along with being qualified and certified in Hair Specimen Collections and Breath Alcohol Testing.
Jessica was born and raised in Jones County MS and has lived here all her life. Jessica is married to her husband, Bryan Harper, and is the mother of 3 as well as a grandmother to one very outgoing precious grandson. Jessica enjoys spending time with her parents and her family. She is involved in basketball with her children and enjoys the occasional trip to the mountains in the off season.
Jennifer Colvin joined Transafe in January 2023 as Administrative Assistant. Jennifer assists with the position of our In-House Accounts as well as support for our Sales, Contract Manager, and Internal Auditors.
Jennifer’s hometown is Brook, Indiana but has recently moved to Laurel, MS with her husband, David to get away from that cold weather! Jennifer is a mother of 3 children, and a Nana of 3 grandchildren with one more on the way! Jennifer enjoys spending quality time with her family and adores her grandchildren. She also enjoys gardening, golf, hiking, swimming, and fishing. Jennifer has a healthy love for classic cars and has recently restored a VW Thing.