Cheryl HugheySpeaker

    In her 37 years at Southwest, Cheryl Hughey has shown an unmistakable enthusiasm for engaging with Employees and a passion for recognizing Employees’ noteworthy efforts. She has led the Culture Services Team responsible for the recognition, appreciation, and celebration of Southwest’s more than 54,000 Employees.
    Joining Southwest Airlines on the frontline as a Reservation Sales Agent in 1980, Cheryl has moved throughout the Company in various operational and leadership positions, from working in and leading Customer Service in many locations to overseeing the Leadership Training and Onboarding program in the People Department. The diversity of roles has provided Cheryl a unique and holistic perspective on how to best lead Southwest’s efforts in fostering and promoting its Culture all across the Company.