The revolving door: Mailers’ group hires former USPS exec

Press release from the National Association of Presort Mailers:

The National Association of Presort Mailers announced today that Robert Galaher has accepted the position of Executive Director for the association starting August 1, 2011. Bob recently retired from the United States Postal Service after 37 years of dedicated service. Bob has always been a change agent for the Postal Service. Starting out as distribution clerk, Bob moved up the ranks to Manager of Business Mail Acceptance, where he was responsible for the oversight of the national acceptance network processing approximately 12 million mailings yearly with $36 billion in annual revenue. Most recently Bob worked as Manager of Special Projects responsible for developing a plan to identify business and technical solutions to modernize the mail acceptance process, and develop a strategic vision and tactical roadmap for the Mail Entry and Payment Technology organization.

Rich Gebbie, President of NAPM said “Bob brings an invaluable set of skills and experience with business mail acceptance along with a real passion. Bob’s knowledge and experience will be a great asset as NAPM continues to work actively with the USPS and the mailing industry to develop a new intelligent Streamlined Acceptance process.”

The current NAPM Executive Director Joel Thomas will be retiring after many years of dedicated service. Rich said “NAPM thanks Joel for his leadership and guidance and we wish him the best in the years to come.”