Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Executives

Rob Roy
Mr. Roy is our Founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as our Chairman of the Board since our formation and served as Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of our Predecessor Board from 2003 until the closing of our initial public offering. Mr. Roy first began developing data center facilities in 2000, merging several predecessor companies into Switch, Ltd. after its formation. We believe that Mr. Roy is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on the perspective and experience he brings as our Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman as well as his widely recognized technological leadership in the industry.
Thomas Morton
Mr. Morton has served as President and General Counsel of Switch, Inc. since its formation and has served as President of Switch, Ltd. since January 2016 and as General Counsel of Switch, Ltd. since April 2008. Mr. Morton previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Switch, Ltd. from February 2014 until January 2016. Prior to joining Switch, Ltd., Mr. Morton was an attorney with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP from 2004 until 2008 and an attorney with Gray Cary (now DLA Piper) from 1999 until 2004. Mr. Morton received a B.A., Finance from the University of San Diego and a JD from the University of the Pacific – McGeorge School of Law.
Gabe Nacht
Mr. Nacht has served as Chief Financial Officer of Switch, Inc. since its formation and has served as Chief Financial Officer of Switch, Ltd. since January 2016. Prior to joining Switch, Ltd., Mr. Nacht served as Chief Financial Officer of ClearCapital.com, Inc., a real estate valuations, data, analytics and technology company, from September 2011 to July 2015. Mr. Nacht has over 25 years of corporate finance experience and has served as Chief Financial Officer for several technology and media companies. Mr. Nacht holds an MBA, Corporate Finance from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern and a B.A. in Political Science from Tufts University.

Board of Directors

Rob Roy
Mr. Roy is our Founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as our Chairman of the Board since our formation and served as Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of our Predecessor Board from 2003 until the closing of our initial public offering. Mr. Roy first began developing data center facilities in 2000, merging several predecessor companies into Switch, Ltd. after its formation. We believe that Mr. Roy is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on the perspective and experience he brings as our Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman as well as his widely recognized technological leadership in the industry.
Donald Snyder
Mr. Snyder has served as a member of our Board since our formation and served as a member of our Predecessor Board from 2006 until the closing of our initial public offering. His professional career began with 22 years at First Interstate Bancorp (now Wells Fargo), culminating as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the bank’s affiliate in Nevada. He moved to the casino hospitality industry, becoming a director and the president of Boyd Gaming Corporation from 1997 until his retirement in 2005 to pursue interests in community building and public service. Following service from 2010 as dean of the Harrah College of Hospitality at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (“UNLV”), Mr. Snyder served as Acting President of UNLV in 2014. Since January 2015, he has served as Presidential Advisor at UNLV. Mr. Snyder serves as a director, chair of the Governance Committee, and member of the Risk Committee of Western Alliance Bancorporation, a publicly held commercial bank holding company. Mr. Snyder served as a director of Tutor Perini Corporation, a publicly held construction company, from September 2008 to May 2019. He has served as a director on several public and private company boards, numerous non-profit entities, and several state and local public sector commissions and committees over the past 25 years. His current non-corporate service includes The Smith Center for the Performing Arts (Chairman), the Nathan Adelson Hospice (past Chairman), UNLV Foundation (past Chairman), Clark County School District’s Oversight Panel for School Facilities (Chairman), and the Regional Transportation Commission’s Transportation Resource Advisory Committee (Chairman). Mr. Snyder holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming and completed the Graduate School of Credit & Financial Management at Stanford University. We believe Mr. Snyder is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his understanding of our business, history and organization, as well as his leadership skills, banking and regulatory expertise and management expertise.
Tom Thomas
Mr. Thomas has served as a member of our Board since our formation and served as a member of our Predecessor Board from 2004 until the closing of our initial public offering. Mr. Thomas held various executive positions with Valley Bank of Nevada until its merger with Bank of America in 1992. After the merger and since 1992 he has served as a managing partner of Thomas & Mack Co., an investment management and commercial real estate development company with properties and developments in Nevada, California, Arizona and Utah. He has also served as a director of Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., a publicly held energy and construction company since 2008, where he is a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Thomas is actively involved in numerous charitable organizations including the Opportunity Village Foundation, the UNLV Foundation Advisory Board, the Las Vegas Rotary Club and the President’s Leadership Council at Brigham Young University. He is a member of the Nevada Bar Association and was instrumental in establishing the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic and Moot Court Facility at the UNLV Boyd School of Law. Mr. Thomas holds a degree in Finance and a J.D. from the University of Utah. We believe Mr. Thomas is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his banking and business experience, his extensive service on public company boards and related committees, his experience with charitable organizations and his familiarity with influencers in our key data center markets.
Bryan Wolf
Mr. Wolf has served as a member of our Board since our formation and served as a member of our Predecessor Board from January 2014 until the closing of our initial public offering. From 1997 until his retirement in January 2019, Mr. Wolf served in various roles at Intel Capital, a division of Intel Corporation that manages venture capital and investments, and served as a Managing Director from 2007. From March 2014 until his retirement, Mr. Wolf also served as Vice President of Intel Corporation. Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Oregon and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. We believe Mr. Wolf is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his service on the boards of numerous other high growth technology companies, his familiarity with data center and related technology industries and his familiarity with Switch.
Zareh Sarrafian
Mr. Sarrafian has served as a member of our Board since our formation and served as a member of the Predecessor Board from January 2017 until the closing of our initial public offering. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Riverside University Health System since October 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Sarrafian served as Chief Administrative Officer at Loma Linda Medical Center in Loma Linda, Nevada from 1998 to 2014. Since January 2016, he has also served as a director and chairman of the Governance Committee of Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc., or Pacific Premier, a publicly held commercial bank holding company, and as a member of the board of directors of Pacific Premier’s banking subsidiary, Pacific Premier Bank. He previously served as a director of Security Nevada Bancorp and its banking subsidiary Security Bank of Nevada until they were acquired by Pacific Premier. He also serves and has served on a number of not-for-profit and higher education boards. Mr. Sarrafian received his B.S. from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and his M.B.A. from California State University, San Bernardino. We believe Mr. Sarrafian is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his extensive executive leadership experience, his experience with regulated entities which are a significant portion of our customer base, his service as a board member of publicly held companies and his banking experience.
Kimberly Sheehy
Ms. Sheehy has served as a member of our Board since December 2017. Since July 2018, Ms. Sheehy has served as Chief Financial Officer of Lori’s Gifts Inc., a privately owned retail company serving hospitals throughout the United States. Ms. Sheehy previously served as Chief Financial Officer of StackPath LLC, provider of web services platform for security, speed and scale, from December 2015 through October 2017. Prior to joining StackPath, Ms. Sheehy served as Chief Financial & Administrative Officer of CyrusOne Inc., a real estate investment trust that invests in data centers, from November 2012 through September 2015. Prior to that, she held various roles between 1996 and 2012 at Cincinnati Bell Inc., including Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations from March 2011 through November 2012, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer from 2007 to 2011, and prior to 2007 she held positions including Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, and Managing Director of Corporate Tax. Prior to joining Cincinnati Bell Inc., Ms. Sheehy held accounting and tax positions at Ernst & Young. Ms. Sheehy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati and holds her Certified Public Accounting license in the state of Ohio. We believe Ms. Sheehy is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on her extensive executive finance and accounting expertise and her familiarity with data center and related data technology industries.
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