Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Jim Lynde joined Spirit, the largest Ultra Low Cost Carrier in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, in January 2012 as our Senior Vice President, Human Resources.
is responsible for our HR strategy, talent management and workforce effectiveness.
Lynde has over 25 years of experience in a variety of customer service industries.
Prior to joining Spirit, he was Chief People Officer for Sagittarius Brands, a multi-brand restaurant business.
From 2005 to 2006, he was SVP, Human Resources for Unisource Worldwide, an international distribution business, where he led HR and strategic planning.
From 1995 to 2004, Jim was SVP, People for Red Lobster, where he was responsible for human resources and all operations training.
Prior to that, Lynde was VP, Human Resources with Westin/Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
Jim began his career with PG&E Corp.
Jim holds a M.S. in Industrial Relations from the University of Oregon and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside.