Ms. Laura H. Wright is an Independent Trustee of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust. Ms. Wright has served on the Board since the completion of our IPO in December 2009. Since retiring from Southwest Airlines Co., or Southwest, in September 2012, Ms. Wright founded GSB Advisory LLC, to provide strategic and financial consulting to growth and nonprofit companies. From July 2004 to September 2012, Ms. Wright served as Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Southwest. During her 25year career with Southwest, Ms. Wright served as Vice President Finance and Treasurer, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer and other financial roles . Prior to joining Southwest, Ms. Wright was a manager with Arthur Young Company in Dallas, Texas. Ms. Wright received a B.S.A. and an M.S.A. in accountancy from the University of North Texas. Ms. Wright is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and National Association of Corporationrationrate Directors. Ms. Wright currently serves on the Board of Directors, the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee of each of CMS Energy Corporationrationration and its publicly reporting, wholly owned subsidiary, Consumers Energy Company. Ms. Wright also currently serves on the Board of Directors and is the Chair of the Audit Committee of TE Connectivity Ltd .
Age: 56 Executive Since 2009Wright currently serves on the board of directors, audit committee and finance committee of CMS Energy Corporationrationrationration and its publicly reporting, wholly owned subsidiary, Consumers Energy Company, and on the board of directors and audit committee of TE Connectivity Ltd. .