Richard has served as president since July 2010 and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Swift Transportation Co. of Arizona, LLC, since January 2009, and has been part of the Swift family for a total of 24 years. Richard has served in other leadership capacities such as Executive Vice President of Sales and Regional Vice President of Operations. Implementing many leadership and execution principles, such as the “Four Disciplines of Execution,” Richard has been able to lead Swift to achieve record performance outcomes in many areas. It’s embracing these core fundamentals that allowed Richard to lead Swift through major restructurings including a privatization and the largest truckload IPO in history. He is married and has three sons. Richard continues to be an active member of his community and is associated with numerous industry organizations and non-profits.