Human resource maven Ann Rhoades believes that a companyâ€™s outward culture is a direct reflection of its internal character, its people. In recent years employees and employers have had a rough time navigating and maintaining emotional and operational roles. Ann shares the principles sheâ€™s developed leading initiatives at companies such as Juniper Networks and Jet Blue, and guides us through 6 steps to understanding and invigorating your companyâ€™s culture from the inside out.
Ann Rhoades is a dynamic and visionary Human Resources Executive with over 25 years experience in a variety of service-based industries. She held the position of Vice President of the People Department for Southwest Airlines and was Executive Vice President of Team Services for Promus Hotel Corporation and most recently, the Executive Vice President of People for JetBlue Airways where she currently remains a Board Member as well as President of People Ink, her Human Resources consulting company. Ms. Rhoades currently serves on JetBlue Airways Corporation, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Restoration Hardware, Accion New Mexico and as chairwoman for Safer New Mexico Now. She has an MBA in Management from the University of New Mexico.