Elizabeth A. Bryant
Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer
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Elizabeth Bryant is the Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer at Southwest Airlines. She provides Executive Leadership for People (Human Resources), Talent & Leadership Development, Total Rewards, and Southwest Airlines University. Bryant is committed to serving the People and preserving the Culture of Southwest Airlines. Since joining Southwest in 1997, she's led many initiatives, including training centralization, performance management, SAP implementation, and AirTran Integration.
Elizabeth is passionate about women in leadership and dedicates her time to mentoring and sponsoring bright talent within and outside Southwest. In addition, Elizabeth serves on the Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Board of Trustees at Hawaii Pacific University. She previously served as a member of the Board of Visitors at The Catholic University of America School of Business and Economics.
Elizabeth graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication studies from California State University, Sacramento. She also holds a master's degree in speech communication from Indiana University. Elizabeth and her husband, Torry, live in Dallas and are the proud parents of four children.