Lori Hunt is SkyWest's Vice President of People. Her 25-year career demonstrates the character of SkyWest: hire the best and develop them into successful leaders who secure the company’s position as Airline of Choice. Lori learned the ropes at the airline’s front lines, beginning her SkyWest career in 1985 as a reservations agent in St. George, Utah, then relocating to work as a customer service agent in San Luis Obispo, Calif., and later to become station manager in Palm Springs, Calif. In 1994, Lori was promoted to Regional Director, overseeing SkyWest Delta Connection stations in the Mountain West. In 2005, she was named Director – Delta Connection at SkyWest's largest hub in Salt Lake City. In that position, she was responsible for the station operations at 60 SkyWest and contract locations, and worked closely with SkyWest's mainline partners – Delta and United.
Lori was named Vice President – People in November 2007. Lori plays an integral role in the company’s evolution and success in a rapidly changing environment. Today, she oversees SkyWest’s employee relations, corporate communications, and cultural and leadership development divisions to support an operation of more than 11,000 aviation professionals. Lori's frontline experience, her interaction with SkyWest employees from every division of the company, and her passion for maintaining a people-oriented culture focused on exceptional service have been cemented in more than two decades of SkyWest education and experience.
She and her husband, Brent, have three children.