Stephen Dearing

Acting Vice President, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Acting Vice President, Chief Data and Analytics Officer Stephen Dearing

Stephen Dearing was named acting vice president, chief data and analytics officer, in March 2023. He reports to the chief information officer and executive vice president.  

In this role, Dearing is responsible for managing enterprise data sources, coordinating analytics across the Postal Service and executing advanced and transformational analytics. He will lead a data and analytics council comprised of analytics, business and information technology leaders to prioritize and coordinate analytics work across the organization to best serve the Postal Service.

Most recently, Dearing served as the senior director, Business Intelligence and Operational Analytics, where he led the Postal Service’s efforts to leverage data and analytics to measure and improve service, increase operational efficiency and provide insights on mail volume and inventory.  

Dearing began his Postal Service career in 1985 as a letter carrier in Bartlett, Illinois. He has also served as a leader in multiple Headquarters roles including director, Corporate Reporting; executive manager, Mailing Information Systems; and manager, Address Quality. He was instrumental in creating the Informed Visibility platform which combined data from over 40 sources, enabling analytics and service measurement of over 20 billion mail pieces per quarter.

Dearing is a graduate of the Postal Service Executive Leadership Program and is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. He currently holds 10 awarded patents with the Postal Service and has another 19 pending.

Latest update: April 2023