Jeff is the Senior Vice President of Administration and and Chief People Officer. Jeff is responsible for all activities involved in bringing the right People into Southwest Airlines; giving all Employees the opportunity for personal and professional growth; and assuring quality and depth of Leadership throughout the Company. Jeff joined Southwest in December 2004. Prior to joining Southwest, Jeff worked for Roger Staubach. Jeff assumed various roles in his 5 years with Staubach including EVP Corporate Operations (HR, Technology, Finance, Legal, etc.) and the Leader for Staubach Lease Administration Company. Jeff has held Leadership roles at Mesa Petroleum and Belo Corporation. Jeff completed his undergraduate work at West Texas State University - Canyon, Texas (now West Texas A&M) in 1986.