Laura H. Wright

Independent Consultant

Laura Wright joined SRI’s Board of Directors in January 2016.

Wright worked with Southwest Airlines Co. from 1988-2013, and was its senior vice president and chief financial officer from 2004 to 2012. During her 25-year career at Southwest, she held various positions, including treasurer, assistant treasurer and director, corporate finance. Prior to Southwest, she was a manager with Arthur Young and Company in Dallas.

Wright currently is the sole member of GSB Advisory, LLC, which provides strategic and financial consulting for non-profit and growth companies. She serves on the Boards of Directors of TE Connectivity, CMS Energy and its subsidiary Consumers Energy, and Pebblebrook Hotel Trust. Wright is also a Board Regent for the University of North Texas System.

Wright holds a B.S.A. and an M.S.A. from the University of North Texas and is a certified public accountant in the state of Texas.