Kerterlier A. Collins-Machen

Director of Safety for the Southeast Region

Kerterlier A. Collins-MachenKerterlier brings 15 years of safety management experience to her role as director of safety. She enforces compliance with regulatory and company safety policies, tracks operational performance, and is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of safety programs throughout her region.

Kerterlier joined MV in 2014 as Safety and Training Manager for its paratransit operations with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).  Here, she was responsible for the safe operation of more than 200 vehicles, plus those operated by subcontractors. Under her leadership, this operation experienced significant improvements in preventable accidents (by 37.27 percent), third party claims (by 45 percent), and incident frequency/workers comp (by 45 percent).

Before joining MV, Kerterlier was the fleet distribution manager for the North Central Region representing Avis-Budget Group, LLC.  In this role, she oversaw four states comprising more than 150 employees and 20,000 vehicles. Here, she provided regional and local support, managing accident investigations, leading quarterly safety meetings, and overseeing vehicle licensing, policy development, and monthly reporting. She collaborated with departments to ensure appropriate fleet distribution, while identifying trends.