Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Coral Reef Postal Store is in the Pink!

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Coral Reef Postal Store Sales and Services Associates are “in the pink” to promote the sale of Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamps. Pictured from left: Sales and Services Associates Lan Lee, Laura Lopez, and Adriana RiberoThis stamp was the first semipostal, and since its inception in July 1998, has raised $89.9 million nationwide for breast cancer research. By law, 70 percent of the net amount raised is given to the National Institutes of Health and 30 percent is given to the Medical Research Program at the U.S. Department of Defense. Photo: Eddie Floyd

'What Safety Means to Me!'

Seeking YOUR Awards Engagement

Do you know the most engaging postal leader in the South Florida District? The U.S. Postal Service is looking for those leaders who are most involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to, creating a more engaging workplace. Nominees must be an EAS or PCES employee in a leadership position with direct reports within any functional area.

Employee engagement is a top priority for the organization. With this annual recognition, the U.S. Postal Service honors individuals who demonstrate, through their actions and initiatives, their commitment to fostering a more engaging workplace. To nominate a leader, complete and submit the online form at https://uspsonlinesolutions.wufoo.com/forms/engagement-leader-of-the-year-2019/. The questions below  can assist you in developing your responses on the nomination form:

ü In what ways does this individual’s leadership increase employee engagement?
ü What actions, activities, or initiatives does this leader take to foster a more engaging environment for employees?
ü Is this leader knowledgeable about their work unit’s Postal Pulse Engagement results? What types of activities has this leader set for its work unit and what methods are in place to follow through on attaining those goals?
ü What specific improvements has the leader made that can greatly impact the U.S. Postal Service?

Submission deadline is October 31, 2019. 

Monday, October 21, 2019

Costello is A/Vice President, Sales

Timothy R. Costello was named acting Vice President, Sales in October 2019. In this role, he oversees the direction and management of the Sales organization, as well as business and customer support provided by the Business Service Network (BSN) and Customer Care Centers.  
Before this role, Costello served as Major Metro District Manager, South Florida District.
Costello previously held a succession of executive leadership roles as District Manager of the Dallas and Alabama districts in Southern Area, and Area Manager of Delivery Programs Support in Eastern Area. He has also served as Manager, Operations Programs Support, for the Atlanta and Mississippi districts. Costello provided expertise to the National Performance Assessment and World Class Package Platform Headquarters teams. 

Costello studied Business Administration and Management at Mississippi State University; he graduated from the Advanced Leadership Program, Executive Foundations and Senior Executive Leadership Development Program; and is certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt by Villanova University and the Postal Service.

'What Safety Means to Me!'

Saturday, October 19, 2019