Independent Human Resource Advisor and Consultant
Ms. Sartain currently serves as Chair of the People, Culture and Compensation Committee. She has a distinguished career in Human Resources, including acting as the CHRO of both Yahoo! Inc. and Southwest Airlines, where she led significant business transformation initiatives. Her focus has been growth companies where she developed employment brand strategies that helped grow the workforce exponentially while establishing company reputation as a leading employer of choice. Both Yahoo and Southwest were listed on the Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For in America and the Fortune 500 during her tenure. She is an adviser/board member to several start-up companies and consults with corporate clients. Ms. Sartain also serves as the Vice Chair of the AARP Board of Directors. She holds an MBA from the University of North Texas and a BBA from Southern Methodist University. She was named by Human Resources Executive as one of the 25 most powerful women in HR in 2005, and is also the author or co-author of three books on HR and Employer Branding.