Spotlight on Silke Koehnecke, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient
|Proudly connecting People to what is important in their lives since 1999. Silke began her Southwest Airlines journey in Marketing and has since served in a variety of Leadership positions in Corporate Sales, Business Development, and currently Southwest Business where she is part of the Leadership Team responsible for the business travel sales strategy for Government, Military, Higher Education Institutions, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Meetings Travel.
Growing up, Silke traveled the world as a US Air Force dependent, where her passion for people, planes, travel and service began. She received her BBA from University of Texas, El Paso in Marketing and Production Operations Management. She credits the privilege of Leading a Team of passionate Servant Leaders as her source of inspiration.
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