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Senior Safety/Quality Professional

San Antonio, Texas, United States
October 21, 2016

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Kevin R. Smith

**** ****** ***** **. *** Antonio, TX 78244 210-***-****


Accomplished professional with over 20 years of experience with Environmental, Health & Safety management for a variety of industry-leading organizations.


Organizational Management

Strategic Objective Execution

Regulatory Compliance

Accident/Injury Investigation

Crisis Management

Staff Training & Mentoring

Safety & Quality Evaluation/Audit

Cost Reduction/Avoidance


NuCO2 Inc. Stuart, FL – Nation Wide 2014-2016

A lead distributor of Beverage and Beer Carbonation Solutions and Bulk (CO2)

District Safety/Quality Manager

Responsible for the Health and Safety for a region which encompasses 5 states, 23 facility depots and 115 CDL employees. Managed/ directed the safety program and results for the region and assisted with numerous facility depots across the nation.

Accident/Injury prevention –

Frequency Study of Root Cause of Preventable Accidents/Injuries

Conducted Investigations to determine Root Cause

Lead Auditor –

Scheduled, Conducted, and Produced Facility Assessments/Audits

Managed task list of non-conformances to ensure continuous improvement with standard processes with management and field personnel

Report out of findings to key stakeholders

Communications –

Produced Monthly Dashboard of Safety KPI’s focusing on Accident and Injury Frequency

Produced and Developed Monthly Safety Topics

Utilizing current events to alert management and field personnel of the scenario, root cause, and contributing factors

Developed tool box talks focusing on SOP, Current Conditions, and Local Attention Items.

Participated in inter-departmental meetings/calls with Operations, Sales and Executives

Worked with Departments to develop Standard Operating Procedures

Worked with Departments to develop Facility Assessment Program

Worked with Departments to research new safety products

Smith System Instructor

Regulatory Compliance –

Ensured compliance with Federal / State and Local Authorities

oOSHA Compliance

oDOT Compliance

Integration of the Globally Harmonized System

Focused areas in NFPA55, IBST, and CGA


2014-2016 District Safety/Quality Manager NuCO2 Inc., Stuart, FL

2006-2014 Licensed Realtor San Antonio, TX

2011-2013 HSE Area Supervisor Dynamic Energy Services, Charlotte, TX

2010-2011 MA Instructor (Adjunct) Sanford-Brown College, San Antonio, TX

2008-2010 MA Instructor Career Point College, San Antonio, TX

2002-2006 QMRP/QA (ICF-MR) Personal Consulting, San Antonio, TX

2005-2006 Program Director (ICF-MR) FE Care, Inc., San Antonio TX

1998-2000 Drill Sergeant U.S. Army, Ft. Sam Houston, TX

1994-1998 Medical Instructor/Writer U.S. Army, Ft. Knox, KY

1990-1994 Medical Specialist U.S. Army, Nurnberg, Germany

1986-1988 Medical Specialist U.S. Army, Ft. Campbell, KY


Wayland Baptist University - San Antonio, TX

Bachelors of Occupational Education, Major in Business Administration/Health Care Administration.

Drill Sergeant Academy - U.S. Army, Ft. Leonardwood, MO

Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course - U.S. Army, Ft. Sam Houston, TX

Primary Leadership Development Course - U.S. Army, Graffenwehr, Germany

Medical Specialist Course - U.S. ARMY, Ft. Sam Houston, TX

Licensed Real Estate Agent (Realtor) - University of Arlington, TX


2006-Present Chairman for Surrogate Consent Committee Hearings – DADS

2015-Present VA Representative Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars

2014-2015 District Surgeon Texas VFW District 20

2012-2014 Commander/Chief Officer VFW Post 2059, Kirby, TX

2011-2012 Quartermaster/CFO VFW Post 2059, Kirby, TX

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