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Justin Bates

Managing Director – Operations

Justin is responsible for the timely and efficient management of all internal operations. This includes mutual fund administration, optimization and utilization of proprietary trading software, account maintenance, new account onboarding, internal trading support, revenue tracking, and management of other internal processes.


Prior to joining Swan, Justin worked more than seven years in operations management for an insurance agency and a financial advisory firm, and is licensed for series 7, 63, and 65.


Justin attended the University of Colorado Boulder, where he was a Big 12 Championship Football player and earned his degree in business management. After college, he was drafted into the National Football League by the Dallas Cowboys.