David Hurstell

Director of Operations

David Hurstell is the Director of Operations at TCS USA and supervises a team of field personnel who work directly on-site with TCS clients at their terminals to produce a culture of compliance and safety. He graduated from Chalmette High School, Chalmette, LA in 1984. From there he attended LSU from 1984-1987, pursuing a Criminal Justice Degree. He then enlisted in the US Air Force in 1987 and served as a Law Enforcement Specialist from 1987-1990 at Maxwell AFB, AL where he was awarded Airman of the Quarter Oct-Dec 1988. Following his military service, he worked for his father-in-law’s trucking company, Crawford Trucking Inc., from 1990 to 1992 and learned the trucking business from both the management side and the driver/mechanic side. David then served from 1992 to 1998 with the Causeway Police Department as an Officer, Corporal, Sergeant and Lieutenant. He was responsible for the start-up of the LA/DOTD Motorist Assistance Patrol (MAP) that patrolled I-10 in Metairie and New Orleans, LA. He then joined the Mandeville Police Department where he served as an Officer, Corporal, and Sergeant and was responsible for a Criminal Patrol Shift and the department’s Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHCS) DWI Enforcement Grants. He was a certified Taser Instructor, received the department’s lifesaving award in 2001 for rescuing a child from floodwaters, and the department’s Supervisor of the Year award in 2007 for his outstanding service.