Virginia Henkels

Virginia “Ginnie” Henkels has served on the Board of Directors since September 2018. Ms. Henkels most recently held positions as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Swift Transportation Company, a then $4 billion publicly traded North American truckload carrier, from 2008 to 2017. There she led numerous capital market transactions, including Swift’s 2010 Initial Public Offering. 

Prior to joining Swift in 2004, she served in various finance roles from 1990 to 2002 at Honeywell International, a multinational conglomerate company that makes consumer and commercial products as well as aerospace systems. She was a Worldwide Revenue Chain and Finance Six Sigma Leader and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Honeywell International’s Industry Solutions division. She has over 20 years of experience in transportation management, investor relations, finance, accounting, and capital markets. 

Ms. Henkels is currently a Board Member at Viad Corp., a full-service live events and travel experience company, as well as a Board Member and Chair of the Audit Committee for LCI Industries, a leading supplier of highly engineered components to the leisure and mobile transportation industries. She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Women Corporate Directors community.

Ms. Henkels holds a B.S.B.A. from the University of Arizona and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.