People: Texas Roadhouse Inc (TXRH.OQ)
17 May 2019
Mr. James F. Parker is Independent Director of the Texas Roadhouse Inc. He retired as Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Southwest Airlines Co., a position he held from June 2001 through July 2004. Before serving at Southwest Airlines as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Parker served as General Counsel of that company from 1986 until June 2001, and was previously a shareholder in the San Antonio, Texas law firm of Oppenheimer, Rosenberg, Kelleher and Wheatley. Mr. Parker serves as a member of the board of directors of Sammons Enterprises, Inc. and the board of directors of two wholly owned subsidiaries of Sammons Enterprises, Inc., Midland Life Insurance Company and North American Company for Life and Health Insurance, all private companies. Mr. Parker also serves as the chairman of the compensation committee for Sammons Enterprises, Inc. and on the audit committees for Sammons Enterprises, Inc., Midland Life Insurance Company and North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. Mr. Parker has served as a director since 2004 and was nominated as a director because of his chief executive experience, his knowledge of the value-based service industry and the similarity of cultures between Southwest Airlines and Texas Roadhouse. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Parker possesses particular knowledge and experience that strengthens the Board's collective qualifications, skills and experience.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||48,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||48,000|