Delta Air Lines Chairman’s Club Welcomes One of Our Own

Delta Air Lines welcomed one  our own into the ranks of its Chairman’s Club, the airline’s most prestigious honor.  Laura Swanson, wife of Lee Gruetter, YESCO Franchising, Director of Training, was recognized by her peers as an employee who embodies Delta values and has distinguished herself with exceptional service to customers and the community.


More than 10,700 nominations were received during the nomination process this year. Each year only 100 employees are selected from the 80,000 Delta employees worldwide. The honorees were named following a rigorous review and selection process by business-unit committee made up of former Chairman’s Club honorees, frontline and managementemployees.The Chairman’s Club is part of Delta’s commitment to recognizing the people who care for its customers each day and continuing to build a great place to work.

Delta celebrated the 2015 Chairman’s Club honorees at its 19th annual gala at the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta.  The annual gala allows Delta’s senior leaders to individually recognize honorees for their service. The night began with a walk down the red carpet to the cheers of their colleagues followed by a multi-course dinner and award ceremony.

Congratulations Laura and Lee!