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Shari Conaway

Southwest Airlines
Director of People
Southwest Airlines embodies the principles of Servant Leadership, and Shari Conaway lives those out every day as the Director of People.  In her current role, she is responsible for staffing, compliance, the Campus Reach Internship Program and the Drug & Alcohol Program.  Shari learned her Leadership skills from the ground up, starting as a Recruiter and then holding several different positions leading up to her current role as Director – People.  In her 23 years at Southwest, her focus has always been on leading, guiding, and serving both External and Internal Customers.  Shari has over 25 years of Human Resources experience and has a passion for the airline industry and for Southwest Airlines.  She leads her Team to hire the best Employees in the industry.  Outside of work, Shari has a wonderful husband and three children that keep her very busy.