Senior Regional Manager – Western Sector
Keith lives in western Ohio and has been with StarForce since 2019. He supervises route and MEPS operations within Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Texas, and Louisiana and assists with overseeing operations in the western half of the U.S. Keith retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer after serving 21 years. During most of his Navy career he was in aviation and finished-up as the Fleet Equal Opportunity Advisor for Europe.
Senior Regional Manager – Eastern Sector
Danny joined StarForce in 2015, initially as a driver for the Beckley MEPS operations. He now supervises route and MEPS operations within W. Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, S. Carolina, Alabama and Florida. He assists with overseeing operations in the eastern half of the U.S. Prior to StarForce, Danny had an impressive 36 year career as a Supervisor with the West Virginia Highway Department. Danny’s daughter is excelling as an Air Force NCO.
Regional Manager – Midwest
Jon has been with StarForce since 2000. He leads and supervises route operations in a six-state region throughout the Midwest. Prior to StarForce, Jon served in the Air Force for more than 20 years as a highly skilled mechanic, maintaining the F-1 stealth fighter fleet. Toward the end of his career, he was an award-winning Air Force recruiter, retiring as a non-commissioned officer with rank of Master Sergeant.
Regional Manager – Michigan
Karl joined StarForce in 2013, initially as a driver for the Lansing MEPS operations. He was promoted to Regional Manager supervising wide-spread overland route and MEPS operations throughout Michigan. In addition, Karl is StarForce’s ELD Manager, overseeing all vehicles equipped with the electronic logging devices. Prior to StarForce, Karl had a notable 36 year career with General Motors.
Regional Manager- Gulf States
Bernard joined StarForce in 2015, and was soon promoted to Regional Manager supervising operations in Houston, Dallas and Jackson, MS. Prior to StarForce, Bernard owned and operated a successful livery service contracted to provide transportation to the Louisiana Governor’s office. He is a graduate of Jackson State University, where he played wide receiver for the football team.
John Carroll, Jr.
Regional Manager – Northwest
John joined StarForce in 2010 when the opportunity arose to expand route operations toward the eastern seaboard. John now splits his time in Las Vegas, NV and Massachusetts leading operations over the multi-state Northwest Region. John also served as a Selectman and Police Commissioner for his hometown of Ware, MA, and is a retired Massachusetts State Trooper.
Regional Manager – Florida (Atlantic Side)
Patrice joined StarForce in 2013 to help supervise the company’s expansion into Florida. She supervises Jacksonville operations, one of the country’s busiest MEPS operations. Prior to StarForce, Patrice was a successful overland truck driver.
Regional Manager – Florida (Gulf Side)
Marchand came to StarForce as Area Manager in 2013 to help supervise operations on Florida’s gulf side. Her background includes extensive commercial coach operations experience, a vital asset for StarForce’s work on behalf of Tampa MEPS, one of the nation’s largest.
National Driver Trainer
Bob has been with StarForce since the initiation of the Wisconsin Overland Recruiting Route System in 2001. He’s driven challenging northern Wisconsin and Upper Peninsula Michigan routes. He’s played a critical roll setting up the lion’s share of StarForce’s expanding route system over the years — including vehicle positioning, and fine tuning the practical logistics during the first few weeks of new operations and, most importantly, training many of our drivers to the military’s and US DOT standard.
Bob’s is now the Company’s National Driver Trainer, responsible for ensuring the drivers are well prepared to execute on behalf of the military. Prior to StarForce, Bob had a distinguished career in the United States Coast Guard.
Regional Manager – Great Plains
Devin joined StarForce in 2020, initially as a driver for the long Joplin, MO to Kansas City Route. He was promoted to Regional Manager supervising wide-spread overland route operations throughout Kansas and Oklahoma. Prior to StarForce, Devin retired as a Patrol Sergeant with the county Sherriff’s Office. Devin is a proud parent to a Marine Soldier.
Manager – New Orleans
Derek came to StarForce in 2012, initially as a Driver, then was promoted to Manager supervising operations in New Orleans. Derek has been working in the transportation industry for over thirty years. He brings broad experience to StarForce. Derek also serves as the Road Supervisor overseeing Bus and Street Cars for the Regional Transit Authority. Outside of transportation, Derek is a proud father and grandfather.
Manager – S. Carolina
Melvin began driving for StarForce in 2016. He was promoted to Manager over Fort Jackson operations, StarForce’s most complex. Melvin oversees multiple basic training routes in and out of Fort Jackson, as well as MEPS operations.
Melvin retired from the Army as a First Sergeant after serving 25 years. During most of his Army career he was a heavy wheel diesel mechanic. Melvin served in combat mission with Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operations Restore Hope in Somalia.
Mary Lou Rivera
Manager – San Antonio
Mary Lou joined StarForce in 2012 as a Bus Driver. She was later promoted to Manager overseeing the San Antonio operations. Her background includes extensive school bus operations and training experience, a vital asset for StarForce’s work on behalf of San Antonio MEPS, one of the nation’s busiest.
Jerry joined StarForce in 2013 as an Overland Route Driver in Iowa. After almost ten years of driving service to StarForce, he was promoted to Manager over Iowa Operations. Jerry oversees multiple overland Routes and Des Moines MEPS operations. Prior to StarForce, Jerry had a notable 36 year career as a delivery driver for the United Parcel Service (UPS).