Friday, March 22, 2019

AFC Houston — TBL Group, owner of AFC/ECHO Transportation, recently announced the appointment of Ken Sellers to the position of vice president, safety and compliance. As the new safety czar for the Texas-based ground transportation firm, Sellers brings decades of safety and law enforcement expertise to the new position.

In his new role with AFC/ECHO, Sellers is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and management of the organization’s in-house safety department, including oversight for all safety compliance and training including driver training, as well as ongoing development and implementation of best-in-class safety initiatives. He will also serve as liaison to the DOT, CVE, DOD, and state legislators, and will represent AFC/ECHO on applicable boards and committees within the industry.

Ken Sellers Ken Sellers, Vice President, Safety and Compliance “Ken is uniquely qualified to lead the safety program within our organization,” said Chris Jarrard, president, TBL Group. His background and depth of industry experience are second to none.”

Sellers joins AFC/CHO from his most recent position as DOT compliance manager for Dialog Wireline Services, where he was responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and, auditing all DOT programs to ensure compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and state laws.

As a driving force and advocate within the safety and law enforcement sector since 1973, Sellers is a recognized expert and educator who holds a multitude of advanced and master certifications that have been accrued throughout a safety-focused career that has spanned over four decades. He routinely provides expert testimony, is a leader in safety education, and has designed several courses that are currently taught throughout the United States. Sellers is also a former Texas Highway Patrol Trooper and is an active participant in many local and national associations.

“We are exceptionally fortunate in successfully recruiting this well-respected, seasoned professional and his addition to our executive team rounds out our commitment to retaining the industry’s best talent,” added John Ferrari, CEO, TBL Group.

Visit afchouston.com or echotransportation.com for more information.

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