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Kevin P. Knight, Executive Chairman of the Board

Mr. Knight served as the Chairman of Knight’s Board of Directors since May 1999 and served as Chief Executive Officer from 1993 until January 1st 2015. He has been one of Knight’s officers and directors since 1990. From 1975 to 1984 and again from 1986 to 1990, Mr. Knight was employed by Swift Transportation, where he served as Executive Vice President and President of Cooper Motor Lines, Inc., a Swift subsidiary. From February 2004 through February 2008, Mr. Knight served on the Board of Directors of Universal Technical Institute, Inc., a provider of post-secondary education. Mr. Knight currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the American Trucking Association. The selection of Mr. Knight as a director was based, among other things, upon his extensive experience in business operations and exemplary executive leadership.