Capitol Hill staffer Ronald Stroman has been named as the new Deputy Postmaster General according to a press release issued by the USPS.
His appointment marks the first time since 1971 the U.S. Postal Service has filled the No. 2 position from outside. Stroman will bring more than 30 years of professional experience in government, legislative affairs and leadership.
Stroman currently serves as staff director, Committee on Oversight and Government Relations at the U.S. House of Representatives. In his new position, Stroman will lead all outreach and communications with congressional and mailing industry leaders as well as help ensure that every customer experience is a positive one.
â€œA manager and a leader, Ronâ€™s career is a testament to his ability to work in a bipartisan fashion and communicate effectively through challenge and change,â€ Postmaster General Donahoe said. â€œI look forward to working closely with Ron as we continue our evolution as a forward-thinking, fast-acting company with outstanding service as its foundation.â€
Ronald Stroman is set to become deputy postmaster general on April 4.