Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Reed is New Hollywood Postmaster

Phyllis Reed
South Florida District Manager Jeffery Taylor has announced that Phyllis Reed is the new Hollywood Postmaster. Reed becomes the first African American and female to achieve this Hollywood position. Reed had been Hollywood Officer In Charge since January 2015.
As Postmaster, Reed is administratively and operationally responsible for 535 employees working at Chapel Lakes Branch, Flamingo Branch, Hillcrest Postal Store, Hollywood Main Office, Miramar Branch, Pembroke Pines Branch, South Florida Retail Unit, University Postal Store, and West Hollywood Hills Station.
Reed was hired as a Christmas casual employee in November 1975, and the following August, was selected for a career position at the Delray Beach, FL, Post Office. In November 1982, Reed was promoted to Postmaster, Moore Haven, FL. From 1985 to 1992, she was Supervisor, Delivery Operations, West Palm Beach ZIP Code Place Carrier Annex, and in September 1993, was promoted to Manager, Customer Services at this location. In 1995, Reed was  promoted to Manager, Customer Services at the Haverhill, FL, Branch. In 2003, she was awarded the position of Manager, Customer Service Operations for City Delivery, West Palm Beach, FL. The following year, Reed was promoted to Postmaster, Delray Beach, FL, her hometown.

Reed has held numerous detailed positions including Manager, Post Office Operations, West Palm Beach, FL; Manager, Customer Services, Palms West Branch and Palm Beach Gardens Station; Officer In Charge, Pompano Beach, FL; A/Plant Manager, South Florida Processing and Distribution Center; Intervention Team Champion and Street Supervision Champion. 

Reed attended Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, FL, and is a graduate of the Postal Service’s Advanced Leadership Program (ALP).
“Phyllis brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position,” said Taylor. “Please join me in wishing her continued success in her career.”

Photo: Alex Sepulveda

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