Chris C. Leighty

Director of Safety for the Central Region

Chris C. LeightyChris Joined MV in 2017 as our Director of Safety – Central Region. He is primarily responsible for ensuring all operators are current with training requirements of company and contract. He also ensures a consistent Safety Culture throughout the locations that incorporate operations, safety, and maintenance departments, while emphasizing the team approach and individual responsibility of all employees to achieve common goals.

Chris has more than 35 years of management experience, as well as 27+ years of experience in operation, budget, safety, security, training, federal compliance, and the needs of public/private transportation companies. He began his career in transit as a bus driver in 1989 for Interurban Transit Partnership – The Rapid in Grand Rapids, MI and most recently was the Senior Director of Safety and training for Ride Right, LLC.