Laura H. Wright joins CMS Energy and Consumers Energy boards of directors
Ms. Wright will serve on the Audit Committee and Finance Committee for both Boards. Ms. Wright serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance at AirTran Holdings Inc. Ms. Wright has been Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance at Southwest Airlines Co. since July 2004 and serves as its Chief Accounting Officer.
She served as a Treasurer and Vice President of Finance at Southwest Airlines Co. from 2001 to July 2004 and as its Treasurer from August 1998 to June 2001. From 1988 to 1998, Ms. Wright served as an Assistant Treasurer, Director Corporate Finance and Director Corporate Tax of Southwest.
Ms. Wright retired from Southwest Airlines in 2012 after serving as senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer since 2004. During her 25-year career with the company, she also served as vice president of finance and treasurer and held several other financial positions. ■