Wade Steel joined SkyWest as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis in March 2007. He was named Vice President – Controller of SkyWest Airlines in May 2011.
Wade is responsible for financial planning, accounting, SEC reporting and managing various contract issues with SkyWest Airlines' major partners – United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.
Wade has a strong financial background from his public accounting experience. While in public accounting, he spent seven years providing audit and advisory services to companies in the transportation, manufacturing, software and financial services industries. He is a CPA with a bachelor's and master's degree in accounting from Brigham Young University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Wade and his wife, Julie, live in St. George, Utah with their four children.