Mr. Jason Bates is the Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations Officer of Swift Transportation Company, his role since the company’s IPO in December 2010. Mr. Bates joined Swift in 2003, and during his tenure, has served in various financial leadership roles, including responsibility for FP&A, Business Analytics, Strategic Reporting, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Treasury, and Investor Relations. Prior to his current position, he was most recently the Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. Previous to joining Swift, Mr. Bates served in a variety of finance and accounting leadership roles for Honeywell. Mr. Bates completed his Bachelor of Science degree in business at Brigham Young University, and obtained his master’s degree in business administration from Arizona State University.