John Barger is an executive, advisor, and attorney. The Senate nominated him to the USPS Board of Governors on August 1, 2019.
Duties and Responsibilities
As a member of the Board of Governors, Barger helps direct how USPS exercises its powers. The Board of Governors also monitors and controls expenditures, reviews practices, conducts long-range planning, approves officer compensation, and sets policies on all postal matters. Bloom now sits on the board alongside the six other governors. Those governors include chairman Robert Duncan, Megan Brennan, Ronald Stroman, David Williams, Ron Bloom, and Roman Martinez IV.
John Barger’s Background
Barger earned his Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University. He then went on to earn degrees from the London School of Economics and Hastings College of Law. Barger has extensive experience in the fields of investment banking, banking, insurance, reinsurance, healthcare, and education. He currently works for Paragon Capital Partners, and is also Managing Director of NorthernCross Partners, LLC, and WineDirect. Prior to assuming his current role, Barger spent several years at Deutsche Bank/Banker’s Trust and Citibank.