Who: Gary Kelly, CEO, Southwest Airlines
Joined Southwest in 1986, first as Controller, then Chief Financial Officer. Promoted to CEO in 2004.
What he did before: Auditor and mainframe computer software development
First paying job: Carpenter's apprentice
Education: B.A. in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin; Certified Public Accountant.
What you may not know: Kelly is a big guitar fan and tries to play every day. His favorite guitar? A Collings Dreadnought.