Tammy Romo

Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Tammy Romo

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Leadership is...
"Having a genuine interest in your People and providing them the support they need to succeed, communicating effectively, taking ownership and personal accountability, and always trying to do the right thing."
--Tammy Romo

TITLE: Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer
JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the airline's Strategic Planning, and overall Finance activities including Reporting, Accounting, Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax, Financial Planning and Analysis.
LENGTH OF SERVICE AT SOUTHWEST: Started September 1991.
EXPERIENCE: Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer of Southwest Airlines Co. since September 20, 2012.

Previous Positions at Southwest: Senior Vice President Planning of Southwest Airlines Co. (February 15, 2010-September 19, 2012); Southwest: Vice President Financial Planning (September 1, 2008-February 12, 2010); Vice President Controller (February 6, 2006-August 31, 2008). Vice President Treasurer (September 1, 2004 - February 6, 2006); Senior Director Investor Relations (March 1, 2002 - September 1, 2004); Director Investor Relations (December 31, 1994 – March 1, 2002); Manager Investor Relations (September 1, 1994 – December 31, 1994); Manager Financial Reporting (September 16, 1991 – September 1, 1994). Prior to joining Southwest, she was an Audit Manager at Coopers and Lybrand in Dallas, Texas.

Tammy is currently a member of the Accounting Advisory Council at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and is a graduate of Leadership Texas. In 2014, Tammy was named as an Outstanding CFO for a Public Company by D CEO Magazine and was named CFO of the Year by the Dallas Business Journal. In 2015, Tammy was appointed to the Board of Directors of Tenet Healthcare Corporation.
FIRST PAYING JOB: Working as a secretary in a real estate firm.
FAMILY: Tammy and her husband, Adam, have a son and daughter.
EDUCATION: Tammy received a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.
PROUDEST MOMENT: The moment my children were born.
BEST ADVICE EVER RECEIVED: Treat others as you would like to be treated.
BEST ADVICE EVER GIVEN: The same!