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Jeffrey B. Bate


Executive Vice President of Finance / Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Jeff Bate received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and later received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas.

Throughout his career, Mr. Bate has served in numerous positions that have provided him the responsibility and leadership of finances in several industries. Jeff brings a wealth of experience including planning and budgeting, financial/operational analysis and reporting, cost controls, and problem-solving skills. Prior to coming to Rocky Mountain University, Mr. Bate served as the Controller for NetDeposit/ZionsBankCorp, Inc.

Mr. Bate joined Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2011 as the Chief Financial Officer. With over 20 years of financial management experience, Mr. Bate introduced controls and analysis to manage the growth and success of the University.

In 2017, he took over the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) and, in 2019, was promoted to Executive Vice President of Finance and Operations. Mr. Bate also serves as the Treasurer for the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Foundation.