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Meet our January A-Lister: Patricia Brennan-Gac, Director, American Institutes for Research


“You can have everything in life you want, but you can’t have it all at the same time.”

—Patricia Brennan-Gac, Director of State & Local Partnerships, American Institutes for Research


Photo by Cade MartinPhoto by Cade MartinFamily, fun, and flexibility—these are the values Trish Brennan-Gac cherishes most, and they’re the reasons why she’s become an A-List member. Travel is inevitable in Trish’s job at the American Institutes for Research, where she serves as the Director of State and Local Partnerships. Our bags fly free® policy, our no change fees, and our Employee’s Fun-LUVing Attitudes keep Trish and her colleagues flying Southwest. Her frequent flying has earned her a Companion Pass and plenty of Rapid Rewards points, both of which she uses to travel with her family. We’re grateful for your loyalty, Trish, and it’s our pleasure to serve all your travel needs!


Stuart Johnson, Customer Relations


Work Perks “Southwest’s flexibility helps when I’m booking flights around a client’s schedule, and the fares make it affordable for my team to travel.”


Frequent Flyer “Flying often for work allows me to earn Rapid Rewards points, which I use for family vacations.”


Bucket List “My family loves to ski. We want to fly to Boise, Idaho, and travel to Sun Valley to experience the slopes there.”


Scoring Points “My son travels to soccer camps around the country, and my Companion Pass makes it easier for us to make that happen.”