About Us

Who We Are

Founded in October 2006, Transafe, LLC is based in Laurel, Mississippi

Jason Hoffman

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, DATIA Certified Professional Collector and a Certified Breath Alcohol Testing Technician.

Jason has been married to Shannon Hoffman for 22 years and they have 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 DATIA 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 Request 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

Candace McKelvy joined Transafe in June 2012 as an Administrative Assistant. Her current position is  Contract Manager for all of our In-House accounts as well as Office Manager. Candace is recognized by DATIA as 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 

Madison joined Transafe in May 2013 as Administrative Assistant. She currently holds the position of Contract Manager. 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 Johnson 

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 Previous Employment Verification Specialist. Alicia is a DATIA 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.  

Ashlynn Anderson

Joined Transafe in September 2019 as Administrative Assistant. Ashlynn is a DATIA Certified Professional Collector for
controlled substance related testing along with being qualified and certified in Hair Specimen Collections and Breath Alcohol Testing. She is involved in her local church as a Youth Ministry Leader.

Her hobbies include fishing, golfing, walking her pets, or anything outdoors.

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 DATIA 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 being outdoors.  

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 a Contact Manager overseeing and managing client’s compliance needs with DOT regulations.  He is a DATIA certified collector for drug and alcohol test collections.  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. 

Kim Earley

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 DATIA 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.

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