Isaac Cronkhite is the current Acting Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President for USPS. He assumed this role in January of 2019, and has worked for the Postal Service since 2004.
Duties and Responsibilities
As Acting Chief of Human Resources, Cronkhite reports directly to Megan Brennan, the current Postmaster General. He is also a member of Brennan’s Executive Leadership Team. In his role, Cronkhite manages all aspects of human resources for all of USPS’ employees. This includes duties such as overseeing Labor Relations, Employee Resource Management, Compensation and Benefits, as well as Learning and Development. All in all, Cronkhite’s number one goal is to help develop solutions that strengthen the workplace experience in order to cultivate talent across every level of USPS.
Isaac Cronkhite’s Background
Cronkhite graduated with a bachelors degree in industrial and systems engineering from Virginia Tech. He also obtained his master’s in business administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Sloan Fellow. Cronkhite started his postal career in 2004 as an industrial engineering trainee. Prior to assuming his current role, he served as VP of Enterprise Analytics. He has also held a variety of other leadership positions during his time with the Postal Service, such as manager of Processing Operations at the Postal Headquarters, senior plant manager in Richmond, VA, plant manager in Brockton, MS, and manager of In-plant Support for Northwest Boston.