Friday, August 22, 2014

New Faces, New Places

There’s a new face at the South Florida Logistics and Distribution Center in Opa-Locka, FL.  Linda Gray has been appointed Plant Manager.  In her new position, Gray is responsible for overseeing operations where 793 employees process over 402 million pieces of mail annually. 

Gray began her career as a Multi-Position Letter Sorting Machine (MPLSM) Operator in Tampa, FL, in 1985.  She then was promoted to Supervisor of Mails; Manager, Distribution Operations; and Manager, Processing and Distribution Facility.  In 2006, Gray served as Manager, Airport Mail Center, Atlanta, GA.  She also was Postmaster, Stockbridge, GA, and Manager, Customer Services, Bradenton, FL.  In 2012, she was named Manager, Marketing, Houston, TX, District.

Gray earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management at Florida State University and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Troy State University.  She is a graduate of the Postal Service’s Advanced Leadership Program (ALP) and is a certified Lean Six Sigma (LSS) green belt.

Additional executive and managerial changes to the South Florida leadership are as follows:

Senior Plant Manager Susan Aronson is detailed as District Manager, Gulf Atlantic District.  Rufus Graham, Plant Manager, West Palm Beach Plant, has assumed the role of Senior Plant Manager.

Fort Lauderdale, FL, Postmaster Scott Bower is Acting Plant Manager, West Palm Beach Plant. Baton Rouge, LA, Postmaster Sarah Augustine is Officer In Charge, Fort Lauderdale.

Joseph Croce, Manager, Post Office Operations, is Acting Manager, Operations Programs Support while Janice Atherly is on extended leave.  Delray Beach, FL, Postmaster Phyllis Reed is detailed to Manager, Post Office Operations.

Southern Area Labor Relations Specialist Beverly Demery joined the South Florida District until Manager, Human Resources Jann Miller returned from an extended absence.

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