Elvin Mercado has been named Atlantic Area’s acting retail and delivery operations vice president.
He replaces Sal Vacca, who is on extended leave.
Atlantic Area has 19 districts, more than 121,000 employees, and 29.8 million delivery points that are serviced from more than 8,600 Post Offices.
Mercado had been manager of Westchester District in New York, where he oversaw 1,700 letter carriers, more than 365 Post Offices and nearly 900,000 delivery points.
He also served as manager of Triboro District and held Postmaster positions Manhattan and the Bronx. He joined the Postal Service in 1988 as a letter carrier.