David Williams is Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for USPS, responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Postal Service’s workforce.
Duties and Responsibilities
As COO and Executive Vice President, Williams oversees all of USPS’ facilities, equipment, and manpower. This includes over 488,000 career employees, 31,000 facilities, and a fleet of nearly 200,000 vehicles! Williams is responsible for every US Post Office, sorting facility, delivery and retail operations, and the entire mail processing network. To help with this role, he works with the Vice Presidents of Delivery Operations, Facilities, Network Operations, Retail and Customer Service Operations, and the seven VP’s of Area Operations.
If USPS had a “man behind the curtain” making sure everything runs smoothly, it would certainly be David Williams!
David Williams’ Background
David Williams graduated with a Bachelor of Science in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Florida. He then earned a Masters in Business Administration from the College of William and Mary. Williams has served in a variety of different positions within the Postal Service, and has helped the organization in countless ways. Some of his previous roles include Vice President of Network Operations, Vice President of Engineering, and manager of Processing Operations. In that last role, Williams’ team brought about mail processing work-hour reductions that USPS had never experienced before.