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Our Professionals


Michael A. Sutton, MSME, PE

Consulting Engineer


Mike founded Accident Research Specialists in 2001. He has been in the field of accident investigation and analysis since 1987, providing technical assistance in thousands of accidents and failures to a variety of clients. Mike has testified in numerous state and federal courts as an expert in accident reconstruction and mechanical engineering.

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Andrew D. Webb, BSME

Consulting Scientist


Andy joined ARS in 2003 after 18 years of industry experience in Fortune 500 companies. Andy conducts engineering and forensic analysis of accidents and product failures. He has testified in numerous state and federal courts as an expert in accident reconstruction and mechanical systems. Andy has co-authored a peer-reviewed paper and is the recipient of a US patent.

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Erin L. Tinney, BSME

Consulting Engineer


Erin joined the ARS team in 2021 while she was finishing her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Erin interned with the Oregon Department of Transportation in the Traffic Engineering & Access Division.  She also interned with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at their headquarters in Washington D.C. for two summers in their Safety Compliance Division, their Intelligent Systems Research Division, and their Human Factors/Engineering Integration division.

Fred Allen Trueblood

Forensic Consultant


Allen joined the ARS team in 2024 after retirement from the NC State Highway Patrol.  During his time on the Patrol, he worked as an investigator/crash reconstructionist for five years and testified as an expert witness in various criminal and civil cases. He has a B.S. in Education from East Carolina University and is a criminal justice instructor. He has taught courses in collision investigation, driver education, and airbag data retrieval. 

Curtis Olive

Forensic Engineer Technician


Curtis has worked in the accident reconstruction industry for over 20 years.  He conducts scene reconstructions, visibility studies, sampling, testing and evidence storage.  Curtis has experience in research of all vehicle makes and models and coordinates with all our Consulting Engineers to achieve the highest level of accident research to our clients.  

Jennifer M. Gregg

Office Administor

Jennifer joined the ARS team in 2017 after a career as an Executive Assistant, including working for the VP of Marketing at the Kansas City Chiefs.  Her experience and organizational skills assists the engineering team in every aspect.  She also coordinates all Billing, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.  

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Lindsay Takkunen

Administrative Assistant, Receptionist

Lindsay joined the ARS Staff in 2021.  She has a passion for Philly sports and spends her free time as an Age Group Swim coach.  She assists the ARS team with all administrative tasks, new case management and record keeping.  

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