Mattie Proffitt

Forensic Expert
Accident Reconstruction

Mattie Proffitt is an accident reconstructionist with Aperture LLC. Mattie Proffitt earned her bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Texas Tech University in 2021. While at Texas Tech she received the SWPSC Engineering Scholarship and the Diploma Engineering Scholarship.  Ms. Proffitt interned with Apache Corporation during college and has been with Aperture since graduating in 2021.  Her experience includes vehicle and scene inspections, event data recorder (EDR) downloads and analysis, and accident reconstruction. She is a proficient user of the FARO 3D Laser Scanner and software such as Engineering Dynamics Corporation’s Human Vehicle Environment (HVE), and AutoCAD.  Ms. Proffitt is a certified remote pilot of small, unmanned aircraft systems (drones) by the FAA and Texas Department of Public Safety Private Investigator.

Mattie's Expertise

  • Accident Reconstruction


Bachelor Of Science in Petroleum Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Professional Certifications

Federal Aviation Administration - Remote Pilot sUAS Certification, August 2022

Texas Department of Public Safety - Unarmed Private Investigator

SAE Applying Automotive EDR Data to Traffic Crash Reconstruction C1210

SAE Driver Distraction from Electronic Devices PD331140ON

SAE Fundamentals of All-Wheel Drive Systems PD730556

SAE Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics PD731620

SAE Introduction to Brake Control Systems PD730501

IPTM Bosch CDR Tool Technician Training

Work Experience

Aperture LLC, Dallas, TX, June 2021 - Present

  • Investigate, analyze, and reconstruct passenger and commercial vehicle accidents
  • Collect data through inspections using photography, GPS, FARO scanners, drones, etc.
  • Image commercial and passenger vehicles’ Event Data Recorders
  • Create trial exhibits and testimony aids

 Apache Corporation, Midland, TX

  • Optimized wells by redesigning rod designs
  • Observed multiple work overs, frac jobs, and a pumpjack rebase
  • Assisted in a pump tear down to determine reason for failure and evaluate opportunities for negating future pump failures


The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

Society of Petroleum Engineers


Scene Inspections

Passenger and Heavy Vehicle Inspections

Passenger and Heavy Vehicle EDR Imaging

3D Scanning

Evidence Photography

Drone Operation

Dashcam and Surveillance Video Analysis

EDR Data Analysis

Evidence Analysis and Mapping

Report Writing

Exhibit Creation

Mattie's Expertise

  • Accident Reconstruction

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