WILDS February 28, 2019 Breakfast Event Keynote Speaker: Jakki Krage Strako, U.S. Postal Service Chief Customer/Marketing Officer (CCMO) and Executive V.P. Right Leader at the Right Time! Jacqueline Krage Strako captivated WILDS members by describing the journey to her current role as Chief Customer and Marketing Officer. In candidly revealing herself and her career path,…Details
WILDS members and guests celebrated the holidays with friends, old and new, at the annual holiday wine tasting held at the gorgeous new offices of MacAndrews and Forbes, Inc. A special thank you to our host, Elise Aronson and our wine expert, Lina Cigno.
The U.S. Postal Service has a broken business model, David Williams, Vice Chairman of the Postal Service Board of Governors said. But instead of waiting on Congress to move, what if we figure out a new model and take it to Congress, he asked. That was Williams’ opening volley in a lively exchange at the…Details
WILDS member, Kate Muth, Executive Director of the International Mailers Advisory Group recently wrote a letter to the editor of the Washington Post which is running as a short opinion piece in both Thursday’s (Nov 2) online version and the print edition. IMAG’s letter to the In the print edition it is the Taking Exception…Details
WILDS Luncheon The Future of Blockchain in Trade and Logistics October 4, 2018 Offices of K&L Gates Featured Speakers Lauren Lee, United States Postal Service, Office of Chief Information Officer Vincent Annunziato, Director, Trade Transformation Office, Customs Border and Protection Kaisie Brill, Director Office of Brand Protection, US Chamber of Commerce Wendy Henry, Blockchain Lead,…Details
March 1, Darlington House, Dupont Circle, Washington DC USPS Chief information Officer Wows WILDS Members Kristin Seaver, U.S. Postal Service Chief Information Officer, shared a variety of exciting concepts. She described the ‘Digital Reflection of the Mail’ as bridging the divide between the digital and physical mail piece, keeping mail relevant and better serving our…Details
Thursday, December 7, 2017 Meeting and Panel Discussion: It’s a Disaster! The Industry Responds The meeting began with the announcement of the unanimously elected 2018 WILDS officers, Shoshana Grove, Chair, Anita Pursley, Co-Chair, and Kathryn Kobe, Secretary- Treasurer took place at the WILDS Annual Luncheon at the Darlington House in Dupont Circle. Following the election,…Details
Our most convivial get-together of the year was once again a success filled with smiles and laughter. A huge thank you to Elise for hosting!
Thursday, November 30, 2017 ~ 6:00 — 8:00 PM
MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated
900 7th Street, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20001
(Gallery Place – Chinatown Metro Station)
With her refreshing openness and candor, Pricing V.P. Sharon Owens clarified conditions of the upcoming January, 2018, USPS Price Change for an audience of 45 WILDS members. At the August WILDS Member luncheon located conveniently across the street from USPS headquarters at 955 L’Enfant Plaza North, V.P. Owens described highlights of the contingency price change…Details
Another fun evening catching up with industry friends, old and new, overlooking an amazing view of Oriole Ballpark at the National Postal Forum, Baltimore MD.
When: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Where: Baltimore Hilton – Ballroom Holiday
Time: 7:00 to 9:00pm
Who: WILDS member & one guest
WILDS Celebrates 10 Years (in a Most Befitting Manner) To refer to the WILDS 10th Anniversary Celebration as convivial would be an understatement. It was more like la dolce vita among substantive women who had banded together ten years earlier in the male-dominated logistics industry. The elegant UPS Townhouse on Capitol Hill was the perfect…Details
WILDS Celebrates Tenth Anniversary of Its Inaugural Annual Meeting with Keynote Speaker First Female Postmaster General/CEO Megan Brennan It doesn’t get much better than this for the Women in Logistics and Delivery Services (WILDS). The 2016 annual meeting featured United States Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer (PMG/CEO) Megan Brennan and WILDS co-founder and former…Details
WILDS and the USPS OIG’s Integrated Media Research Center discuss new research on “Neuromarketing” — How the brain responds to physical and digital media in making the decision to buy. Date: November 8, 2016 Time: 12:15—2:00 pm Location: USPS Office of Inspector General 1735 Lynn Street, Arlington, VA 22209 Cost: $20 members and $25 for nonmembers…Details