Meet Our Team

Colton McKinney


Colton has served as President of Pearson Safety Solutions since January 2020, where he oversees the daily operations of the company including administration, strategy, and accounting. He also works directly with some of PSS’s largest Fortune 500 clients to meet their safety needs with a tailored approach. As a partner in Pearson Safety Solutions and the McVantage Group, a family-held entity, Colton serves on both Boards of Directors.
An Auburn University honors graduate in Entrepreneurship and Family Business, with a minor in Accounting, Colton is SHRM-CP certified. His career in safety began when he founded the online safety compliance company Compliance Management in 2014. In 2020 Pearson merged with Compliance Management, which became PSS’s online division, CMCloud.

Colton is native to the Shoals area in northern Alabama, where he resides with his wife Elizabeth. He is an active member of the community including participating in multiple clubs and local boards. Colton enjoys boating, sailing, and golfing, and is a multi-engine, instrument-rated pilot.