2020 Issue 2


Beau Mosley Named Vice President Of Safety

Louisville, KY — Beau Mosley, CDS Director of Safety for Usher Transport, Inc. will serve as the next Vice President of Safety for Usher Transport, Inc. as announced by Usher Transport’s President, Ryan Usher.

Mosley began his work in this role in March 2020, replacing David Guess, who has served in this role for the past 10 years. Usher has a long-held tradition as a family-owned and operated business since 1946. Senior executive positions, such as the Vice President of Safety and Human Resources, are never easily replaced. Usher Transport’s board of directors unanimously voted and approved Beau Mosley to succeed Guess as the company recently fulfilled a succession planning strategy with Guess.

Most recently, Beau Mosley has served as the company’s Director of Safety and Human Resources since 2018. During his tenure, Mosley has been recognized as Kentucky’s Safety Director of the Year, multi award-winning recognition for outstanding safety leadership, including two Platinum Awards in Safety Excellence, recognition from the National Tank Truck Carriers Association, and the American Trucking Association. Most recently, the ATA recognized Mosley in his accomplishments leading to Usher being presented the 2019 President’s Award for Safety, which is ATA’s most prestigious award.

In addition to holding a degree from Eastern Kentucky University, Mosley has been the recipient of multiple professional certifications and is well-trained in the arena of safety, loss control, process improvement and driver training. Most recently, Mosley earned his Instructor credentials through the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI).

Before joining the private sector, Mosley began his professional career with the Kentucky State Police, where he served as a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer. During his tenure, Mosley was awarded the Kentucky State Police “Regional Officer of the Year” award on two different occasions. In 2013, Mosley was presented with the agency’s most prestigious award, the “Jason Cammack Officer of the Year” award. This award is bestowed upon officers who display an exemplary level of dedication to highway safety, substantial community involvement and unprecedented work ethic.

In addition to his role at Usher Transport, Mosley also serves as Chairman of the Kentucky Trucking Association’s Safety Council. Mosley also serves as a Fatality Reconstructionist for the University of Kentucky’s Fatality Assessment Control and Evaluation Program (FACE); A NIOSH funded program dedicated to the prevention of work-related fatalities in Kentucky.

This story appears in the  2020 Issue 2 Kentucky Trucker Magazine.