Leah is a native Texan, earning her B.B.A in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.

After graduating from UTA, Leah began her career with Ernst and Young as an auditor. While on assignment auditing Southwest Airlines Leah fell in LUV with the Airline and the culture. Following the advice of her Dad ("You'll spend a lot of time at the office, so just make sure you love where you work"), she joined Southwest in August of 1993 as a Revenue Accounting Analyst. Leah has held many accounting positions during her tenure to include Supervisor Revenue Accounting, Manager Cargo Accounting, Manager Passenger Revenue Accounting, Manager General Accounting, Director Financial Accounting, and Assistant Controller. Today as Vice President Controller Leah is responsible for all Accounting, Reporting, Controls, Accounting Operations, and Payroll Departments.

Leah and her husband Kyle enjoy traveling to beach destinations, and Maui is a favorite.  They are the proud parents of Ben and Leo, two Australian Shepherds. 

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