Ann Rhoades

Ann is a dynamic and visionary Corporate Executive in a variety of service-based industries and is President of People Ink, her consulting company that helps organizations create unique workplace cultures based on values and performance. She held the position of Vice President of the People Department for Southwest Airlines and Executive Vice President of Team Services for Promus Hotel Corporation and most recently, the Executive Vice President of People for JetBlue Airways.

Ann has a respected reputation in the industry for her creative approach to developing high performance cultures. As one of five founding executives, Ann took responsibility for the creation of JetBlue Airways Values Based Culture. Ann is a popular speaker on the subject of creating values-based high performance cultures.

Ann currently serves on the board at the Regis Corporation, NexPhase Capital, and Chairman for Safer New Mexico Now. Ann’s former boards include JetBlue Airways, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, HireVue, Inc., Restoration Hardware, New Mexico Appleseed, YScouts, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, President of University of New Mexico Alumni Board, Accion New Mexico, Albuquerque Community Foundation and the University of New Mexico- Robert O Anderson School of Business National Advisory Board.

Ann has an MBA in Management from the University of New Mexico.

Ann’s book Built on Values was released in January 2011.

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