People: SkyWest Inc (SKYW.OQ)
16 Aug 2018
Mr. Keith E. Smith is the Independent Director of SkyWest, Inc. Mr. Smith is President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Boyd Gaming, one of the nation’s leading casino entertainment companies, with 24 operations in eight states and more than 20,000 employees. Mr. Smith is an industry veteran with nearly 32 years of gaming experience. He joined Boyd Gaming in 1990 and held various executive positions before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2001. In 2005, Mr. Smith was named President and elected as a director of Boyd Gaming and in 2008 he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. The common stock of Boyd Gaming is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Arizona State University. He served as Chairman of the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from 2012 to 2014. He also serves as Chairman of the American Gaming Association and the Nevada Resort Association. He served as Vice Chairman of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority from 2005 to 2011. The Board recognizes Mr. Smith’s diverse experience in investing in, financing, and managing capital assets and real properties in various geographic regions. Mr. Smith also has extensive experience in leading and directing a large group of diverse employees. Mr. Smith’s accounting training and experience and his service as Chairman of the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco also enable him to provide valuable service as the Chair of the Compensation Committee and to the Audit Committee. Mr. Smith is a director of Boyd Gaming.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||90,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||94,000|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||184,000|