USA Truck Inc. (Nasdaq:USAK), a leading capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, has announced that Jason Bates has joined its leadership team as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Bates joins USA Truck from Swift Transportation Company, where he had served as Vice President of Finance, Revenue Services and Investor Relations Officer since 2010.
Prior to his most recent role at Swift, Bates served as the company’s Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. He started at Swift in 2003 and previously served in financial leadership roles including: responsibility for financial forecasting, planning and analysis, business analytics, strategic reporting, business intelligence, data analytics, treasury and investor relations.
Prior to Swift, he served in a variety of finance and accounting leadership roles for Honeywell International. Bates earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Arizona State University.