As the managing director of talent acquisition for Alaska Airlines, Jen Keller sets the long-term strategy and oversees the day-to-day operation and financial performance of talent acquisition functions at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Jen establishes first-class recruiting processes, on-boarding programs and a phenomenal candidate experience through collaborative, passionate and thoughtful leadership.
Jen started her career at Horizon Air in 2001 as a benefits specialist and later joined Alaska Airlines in 2007 as a project manager. In 2016 she served as the director of corporate project management during the Virgin America acquisition. Most recently she held the position director of talent acquisition where she led the modernization of our recruiting systems and efforts to improve hiring practices to ensure greater diversity, improve the hiring manager and candidate experience and support the hiring of pilots and technicians for future growth.
Jen's leadership, agility, and integrity are the constant thread in highly dynamic work environments. She is passionate about ensuring Alaska and Horizon have the best employees and the needs of the business are met. Jen has an unparalleled commitment to our people and emphasizes working together as one team.