Vice President of Southwest Airlines University, Southwest Airlines
Elizabeth provides executive leadership for employee learning and development at Southwest Airlines. She provides strategic direction and oversight for regulatory training and Leadership and Employee Development Programs.
Since joining Southwest Airlines in 1997, Elizabeth has served in various leadership roles including Manager of Leadership Development, Director of Leadership Development, and Senior Director of Talent Development. During her time at Southwest, she has led many training initiatives including Performance Management, SAP implementation, AirTran Integration, and Training Centralization. Prior to Southwest, Elizabeth taught business communication courses at Indiana University and College of San Mateo.
Elizabeth holds an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies from California State University Sacramento and a Masters in Speech Communication from Indiana University.
Elizabeth and her husband Torry live in Dallas and have four children, Connor, Regan, Audrey and Mitchell. She is on the Board of Directors for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, serves on the Board of Trustees for Hawaii Pacific University, and is a member of the Board of Visitors at Catholic University of America School of Business and Economics.