Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn

January - FREE! Lunch & Learn


January 16, 2020
12:30 - 2:30 PM

Learn what USPS rates are changing so that you know how it will affect your company’s bottom line

Join us for this FREE Lunch & Learn!

Keynote Speaker: Sharon Owens

USPS Vice-President Pricing and Costing

Sharon Owens

Sharon D. Owens was named vice president of Pricing and Costing, effective January 23, 2016. Owens reports to the chief financial officer and executive vice president and oversees development of published prices for all retail and commercial mailing and shipping products and services, and supports the development of customized pricing through Negotiated Service Agreements.

In April 2019, Owens was named the acting vice president of Sales, where she oversaw the direction and management of the Sales organization and business and customer support provided by the Business Service Network. Through this experience, she developed greater insight of individual customer needs and opportunities for growth.

Owens began her Postal Service career in 1995. In her previous role she served as the Northern Virginia district manager. Her other assignments included manager of Industry Engagement and Outreach, manager of Ground Products and manager of Finance.

Owens earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in operations research from the College of William and Mary. She completed the Advanced Leadership Program and the Senior Executive Assessment and Development Center. Owens is a Lean Six Sigma Executive Green Belt.


Due to the large turnout, the meeting will be held in the conference center behind Classic Graphics. It is ACCESSO Conference Center (formerly known as BECO). We have held numerous events in this conference center so you may be familiar with the location. Look for PCC signs to help guide you to the parking area.

The address is: 

8335 IBM Drive

Building 101 - Innovation Park

Charlotte, NC  28262

This would be entrance #1 off of 8600 IBM Drive.  There is parking around entrance #1, walk past Enterprise Corp., look for a brick sidewalk which will be on the left side next to Enterprise, walk all the way down and enter through the doors on the left and that will take you to the main part of the conference center.

If you can't attend in person, you can join us via ZOOM webinar.
ZoomRegister in advance using the ZOOM link.

Questions? Contact:
Jessica Dew - 704-393-4547
Lynn Taylor - 704-393-4438

Event Details

Event Name: Lunch & Learn
Show Event Date: Jan 16, 2020
Individual Registration Rate: 0.00
Address: 8505 IBM Dr., Charlotte, NC 28262
[Get Directions in Google Maps]

USPS National & North Carolina News

News from USPS National and USPS North Carolina region.
09/24/2020 12:16
WASHINGTON, DC — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told local business partners across the country that his goal is to build an organization that serves customers better and provides a platform for business growth.
09/24/2020 09:35
WASHINGTON, DC — Celebrate the holiday season with Holiday Delights, a new stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service. Inspired by folk art but with a modern graphic vibe, these charming designs will add a touch of whimsy to your holiday mailings.
09/21/2020 13:31
CHARLOTTE, NC — The Postal Service is hiring seasonal employees, including casual mail handers and holiday clerk assistants, to work November through early January. Candidates will be required to work weekends and holidays.
09/18/2020 13:01
A new Forever stamp, Holiday Delights, will be issued by the U.S. Postal Service. This stamp draws on vintage ornaments and Scandinavian folk art to create unique digital illustrations of four holiday icons.
09/18/2020 10:22
WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service provided new service performance data yesterday to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, indicating performance continued overarching upward improvement while ensuring trucks run on time and adhering to the Postal Service’s existing transportation schedule.
09/17/2020 16:25
WASHINGTON, DC — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy delivered the following remarks today to the National Association of Secretaries of State in a conference call regarding ongoing election preparations:
09/03/2020 16:02
MILTON, NC — The U.S. Postal Service will relocate the Milton Post Office to a yet-to-be-determined location as close as reasonably possible to the former site.
08/24/2020 12:19
CHARLOTTE, NC – As part of its ongoing effort to ensure that voters and election officials have the information they need to successfully use the U.S. Mail to vote in the November general elections, the U.S. Postal Service has launched a new Election Mail website. The website, which provides clear and concise information about voting by mail, is available 24/7 by going to:
08/24/2020 12:18
GREENSBORO, NC – “Thank you.” Two simple words that can mean so much. With new Thank You stamps that are perfect for any occasion, the U.S. Postal Service recognizes the importance of expressing gratitude. A dedication ceremony for the stamps will be held during the American Philatelic Society Virtual Stamp Show.
08/24/2020 12:17
GREENSBORO, NC – The U.S. Postal Service today issued new stamps honoring innovations in science and engineering. The stamps were dedicated in a virtual ceremony and are now available at Post Offices nationwide and at News of the stamps is being shared using the hashtag #InnovationStamps.