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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Thompson

62 2011 Chairman of the Board

John Roberts

51 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Mee

55 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration, Corporate Secretary

Stuart Scott

49 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Shelley Simpson

44 2011 Executive Vice President, CMO, President - Integrated Capacity Solutions business segment

Craig Harper

58 2013 Executive Vice President

Nicholas Hobbs

53 2011 Executive Vice President, President - Dedicated Contract Services

Terrence Matthews

57 2012 Executive Vice President, President - Intermodal

John Kuhlow

45 2011 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Kevin Bracy

45 2015 Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

James Robo

53 2012 Lead Independent Director

Wayne Garrison

63 2011 Director

Johnnie Hunt

57 1991 Director

Douglas Duncan

65 2010 Independent Director

Francesca Edwardson

58 2011 Independent Director

Sharilyn Gasaway

47 2009 Independent Director

Gary George

65 2006 Independent Director

Coleman Peterson

67 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Thompson

Mr. Kirk Thompson is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to December 31, 2010. A graduate of the University of Arkansas and a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Thompson joined the Company in 1973. He served as Vice President of Finance from 1979 until 1984, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer until 1985, and President and Chief Operating Officer from 1986 until 1987, when he was elected President and Chief Executive Officer. In 2014, Mr. Thompson joined the Board of Directors of Rand Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of bulk freight shipping services in marine vessels throughout the Great Lakes region.

John Roberts

Mr. John N. Roberts, III, is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, he served as Executive Vice President and President of Dedicated Contract Services from 1997 to December 31, 2010. Joining the Company in 1989, he began his career as a Management Trainee and subsequently served as an EDI Services Coordinator, Regional Marketing Manager for the Intermodal and Truckload business units, Business Development Executive for DCS and Vice President of Marketing Strategy for the Company. Mr. Roberts also serves on the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

David Mee

Mr. David G. Mee, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in 1992 as Vice President, Tax. Prior to joining the Company, he was a Senior Tax Manager for KPMG LLP. Mr. Mee is a Certified Public Accountant.

Stuart Scott

Mr. Stuart Scott Jr., is the Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) at Tempur-Sealy International, CIO at Microsoft, and CIO for various General Electric businesses.

Shelley Simpson

Ms. Shelley Simpson is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, President - Integrated Capacity Solutions business segment of the Company. She joined the Company in 1994 as a Management Trainee and assumed the position of Chief Marketing Officer on September 1, 2011.

Craig Harper

Mr. Craig Harper is Executive Vice President of the Company. He joined the Company in 1992 as Vice President of Marketing and currently serves as Executive Vice President. Prior to joining the Company, he worked for Rineco Chemical Industries as its Chief Executive Officer.

Nicholas Hobbs

Mr. Nicholas Hobbs is Executive Vice President, President - Dedicated Contract Services of the Company. He joined the Company in 1984 as a Management Trainee.

Terrence Matthews

Mr. Terrence D. Matthews is Executive Vice President, President - Intermodal of the Company. He joined the Company in 1986 as a National Accounts Manager. Prior to joining the Company, he worked as a National Accounts Manager for North American Van Lines.

John Kuhlow

Mr. John Kuhlow is Vice President, Controller of the Company. He joined the Company in 2006 as Assistant Corporate Controller. Prior to joining the Company, he was a Senior Audit Manager for KPMG LLP. Mr. Kuhlow is a Certified Public Accountant.

Kevin Bracy

Mr. Kevin Bracy is the Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in 1998 as a Financial Analyst.

James Robo

Mr. James L. Robo is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Robo is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NextEra Energy, Inc. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of NextEra Energy until June 2012, as President of NextEra Energy Resources until December 2006 and as Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy until July 2002. NextEra Energy is a leading clean energy company whose two main subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC. Prior to joining NextEra Energy in 2002, Mr. Robo spent 10 years at General Electric Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Mexico from 1997 until 1999 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the GE Capital TIP/Modular Space division from 1999 until February 2002. From 1984 through 1992, Mr. Robo worked for Mercer Management Consulting. He received a BA summa cum laude from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

Wayne Garrison

Mr. Wayne Garrison is Director of the Company. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Company from 1995 to December 31, 2010, and continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors. Joining the Company in 1976 as Plant Manager, Mr. Garrison has also served as Vice President of Finance in 1978, Executive Vice President of Finance in 1979, President in 1982, Chief Executive Officer in 1987 and Vice Chairman of the Board from January 1986 until May 1991.

Johnnie Hunt

Mr. Bryan Hunt is Director of the Company. He is the Managing Member of Hunt Auto Group, a private company with operations in motor vehicle sales and service in Arkansas and Missouri; Best Buy Here Pay Here of Arkansas, a private company with used-car operations in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma; Progressive Car Finance, a private company that provides subprime financing for automobile dealers; and 71B Auto Auction and I-135 Auto Auction, both private companies engaged in the auction of automobiles, trucks, boats and other motor vehicles to dealers and the general public in Arkansas and Kansas. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, he has a degree in marketing and transportation. He is the son of co-founders J.B. and Johnelle Hunt.

Douglas Duncan

Mr. Douglas Gordon Duncan is Independent Director of the Company. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In February 2010, he retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Freight Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of FedEx Corporation. FedEx Freight Corporation is a leading provider of regional and national less-than-truckload (LTL) freight services. Mr. Duncan was the founding chief executive officer of FedEx Freight. He also served on the Strategic Management Committee of FedEx Corporation. Before the formation of FedEx Freight, he served for two years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Viking Freight. With 30 years of transportation experience, Mr. Duncan has held management positions in operations, sales and marketing with Caliber System and Roadway Express. He served on the Executive Committee of the American Trucking Associations and as Chairman of the American Transportation Research Institute. A graduate of Christopher Newport University, Mr. Duncan served on the university’s Board of Visitors. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Benchmark Electronics, Inc. and served on the Board of Directors of Brambles LTD.

Francesca Edwardson

Ms. Francesca Maher Edwardson is Independent Director of the Company. She serves on the Company’s Executive Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She retired as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois, a business unit of the American Red Cross, in 2016, a position she held since 2005. She previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for UAL Corporation, a predecessor company to United Continental Holdings, Inc. She has also been a partner in the law firm of Mayer Brown and the Executive Director of the Illinois Securities Department. Ms. Edwardson is a graduate of Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, holding degrees in economics and law. She serves on the Board of Directors of Duluth Holdings, Inc., where she chairs the Compensation Committee, and also serves on the Boards of Trustees for Rush University Medical Center and the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Sharilyn Gasaway

Mrs. Sharilyn S. Gasaway is Independent Director of the Company. She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alltel Corp., the Little Rock, Arkansas-based Fortune 500 wireless carrier, from 2006 to 2009. She was part of the executive team that spearheaded publicly traded Alltel’s transition through the largest private equity buyout in the telecom sector and was an integral part of the successful combination of Alltel and Verizon. She also served as Alltel’s Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer from 2002 to 2006. Joining Alltel in 1999, she served as Director of General Accounting, Controller, and Vice President of Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining Alltel, she worked for eight years at Arthur Andersen LLC. Mrs. Gasaway has a degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University and is a Certified Public Accountant. She currently serves on the Board of Directors, chairs the Audit Committee and serves on the Governance, Compensation and Business Development Committee of Genesis Energy, LP. She also serves on the Board of Directors and the Audit, Investment, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., as well as on the Louisiana Tech University College of Business Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Gary George

Mr. Gary Charles George is Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Executive Compensation Committee. Mr. George is Chairman of George’s, Inc., a private, fully integrated poultry company in northwest Arkansas. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a degree in business administration. He served on the Board of Trustees for the University of Arkansas from 1995 through 2005 and was Chairman of the Board of Trustees in 2005. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Legacy National Bank in Springdale, Ark.

Coleman Peterson

Mr. Coleman H. Peterson is Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman of the Executive Compensation Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Peterson is the President and CEO of Hollis Enterprises LLC, a human resources consulting firm founded in 2004. He is retired from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. as Executive Vice President of its People Division. During his tenure, Mr. Peterson was responsible for recruitment, retention and development of the world’s largest corporate work force. Prior to his experience with Wal-Mart, Mr. Peterson spent 16 years with Venture Stores, with his last position being Senior Vice President of Human Resources. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Loyola University of Chicago. Mr. Peterson serves on the Board of Directors, chairs the Compensation Committee, and serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Build-A-Bear Workshop. He also serves on the Board of Directors, chairs the Compensation Committee, and serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. Locally, he served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Northwest Arkansas Community College until December 31, 2010.

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