As Vice President People, Julie leads all aspects of Human Resources (at SWA we call it the People Department), including hiring the right People at the right time with the right attitude, providing Employees with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth, providing competitive and attractive benefits packages, and assuring quality and depth of Leadership throughout the Company.
Julie is approaching the 20-year mark of domestic and international Human Resources experience. She began her career in Human Resources with Babich and Associates in Dallas. She joined MetaSolv Software (now an Oracle Company) in 1996 and served as Vice President, Human Resources from 2000-2006. Julie joined Southwest as Director of Employment and most recently served as Senior Director of People.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines continues to differentiate itself from other carriers with exemplary customer service delivered by nearly 46,000 employees to more than 100 million customers annually. Southwest is the nation’s largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded, and including wholly-owned subsidiary, AirTran Airways, operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world.