The United States Postal Service announced on June 20, 2014, the appointment of Maura McNerney, age 43, to the position of Vice President, Controller (principal accounting officer). Ms. McNerney succeeds Scott G. Davis, whose appointment to the position of Acting Vice President, Controller was previously announced by the Postal Service; he will return to his position as Manager, SOX Controls and Integration.
Since May 2013, Ms. McNerney has served as Chief Financial Officer of TSS, Inc., where she was responsible for the oversight of the financial activities of the company. Prior to joining TSS, she was Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Hampshire Group, Limited, from August 2011 to May 2013. From November 2010 to August 2011, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Spartan Foods of America. From June 2009 to November 2010, she was Vice-President, Corporate Controller of Centerplate, Inc. Ms. McNerney received a B.S. in Accountancy from Clemson University (magna cum laude) and is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Ms. McNerney will be entitled to an annual gross salary of $192,500, paid in biweekly installments. Ms. McNerney will be eligible for all benefits provided to officers of the Postal Service pursuant to standard Postal Service policy and practice. These benefits include annual leave, participation in the officers’ salary continuation plan in lieu of sick leave, life and health insurance and participation in the Thrift Savings Plan and the Federal Employees Retirement System. The Postal Service will make a one-time payment of $30,000 to Ms. McNerney during the first sixty days after she begins employment. In the event that Ms. McNerney does not remain employed by the Postal Service for a period of 365 days from her effective date for any reason, she shall, within fourteen calendar days after she ceases to be employed by the Postal Service, refund to the Postal Service the $30,000 payment that she received for the purpose of inducing her to accept the position of Vice President, Controller, less any applicable deductions.