dedicated professional staff at Premier Driving Academy is totally committed
to truck driver training excellence. PDA's staff collectively has more than
100 years truck driving experience and numerous years serving students as
professional truck driving instructors. The curriculum used by PDA has been
successful in training more than 3900 students in their new careers as entry
level truck drivers.
The staff at PDA "TRULY CARES" about students
and their futures.
THE PDA STAFF
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JOHNSON - PRESIDENT/INSTRUCTOR
In 1965, David Johnson began driving trucks for a road
contractor during the summer's of his college years. Following college, and
as a full-time teacher, David drove trucks for Ryder Truck Rental nights and
In 1971, David began work with the U.S. Government and
retired in 1999. His duties included truck driving and continuous contact
with the trucking industry.
David earned a Masters Degree of Adult Education from the University
Since 1999, David has worked as a truck driver, transportation
industry consultant, and as a part-time instructor at the America's Driving
Academy located in Theodore, Alabama.
In March 2005, David and his wife Theresa, purchased the former
America's Driving Academy property in Theodore and incorporated the Premier
Driving Academy Inc.
THERESA JOHNSON - VICE PRESIDENT / HEALTH & LIFESTYLE INSTRUCTOR
Mrs. Johnson comes to Premier Driving Academy as Vice President of the
company as well as the Health and Lifestyle Instructor.
Mrs. Johnson has a Bachelor
of Science degree in nursing from the University of Mobile, a Bachelor
of Arts degree in family life consumer science, and a Masters degree in
Education. Mrs. Johnson has 16 years experience in health, nutrition,
wellness and family life living skills education.
SANDRA TOMPLAIT -
OFFICE MANAGER / PLACEMENT DIRECTOR
Sandra comes to the Premier Driving
Academy with an eighteen year career in office management as well as
trucking industry experience. Sandra manages office operations and
coordinates placement services between students and trucking companies.
JESSE JORDAN - SCHOOL
DIRECTOR / CLASS, ROAD & RANGE INSTRUCTOR
comes to Premier Driving Academy with a seventeen year career in the
trucking industry, and has been an instructor for the industry since 1995.
Jordan has received numerous safety awards as well as being named driver of
the year in 2002 for Trailways.
Jordan is a retired instructor from the United States Army where he served
for twenty-years before retiring.
BUSTER STREETMAN - SKILLS RANGE AND ROAD INSTRUCTOR
Buster comes to Premier Driving Academy with a fifty-one year career in the
trucking industry, including ten years as an instructor.
Mr. Streetman has received numerous safety awards during his time over the
road, including a million mile safe driving award and Driver of the year for