Spartan Motors Names Lori Wade Chief Financial Officer

            Spartan Motors Names Lori Wade Chief Financial Officer

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014

CHARLOTTE, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company") today announced that Lori Wade has been
named Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective immediately. Ms. Wade
has served as Spartan's Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since
early 2013.

John Sztykiel, Chief Executive Officer of Spartan Motors, Inc., stated, "Lori
performed exceptionally well in the interim role and has proven herself to be
the right choice for CFO. She has strengthened the finance organization and
has been an important leader in our performance improvement efforts over the
past several months. Spartan is fortunate to have Lori as a member of its
senior leadership team."

Ms. Wade joined Spartan in February 2008 as the Company's Executive Director
of Finance. Prior to joining Spartan, she spent more than 21 years at Eaton
Corporation where she served as Truck Group Worldwide Sarbanes-Oxley Manager
and various other controller and financial management positions. She holds a
Bachelors of Science in Accounting degree from Northwest Missouri State

About Spartan Motors
Spartan Motors, Inc. designs, engineers and manufactures specialty chassis,
specialty vehicles, truck bodies and aftermarket parts for the recreational
vehicle (RV), emergency response, government services, defense, and delivery
and service markets. The Company's brand names – Spartan™, Spartan Chassis™,
Spartan ER™, Spartan ERV™ and Utilimaster® - are known for quality,
performance, service and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs
approximately 1,700 associates at facilities in Michigan, Pennsylvania, South
Dakota, Indiana, Florida and Texas. Spartan reported sales of $470 million in
2013 and is focused on becoming a global leader in the design, engineering and
manufacture of specialty vehicles and chassis. Visit Spartan Motors at

SOURCE Spartan Motors, Inc.

Contact: Greg Salchow, Group Treasurer, 517.543.6400
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