United States Postal Service
Tom Samra was named United States Postal Service Vice President, Facilities, in November 2005. In this role, he is responsible for one of the largest civilian construction programs in the U.S. and oversees all Postal Service properties, including 8,000 owned and 26,000 leased facilities. Samra manages a nationwide staff of professionals, comprised of architects, engineers, environmental, property management, and real estate specialists. His organization is responsible for acquiring and leasing all properties and buildings, for managing the design and construction programs for all new postal buildings, and for renovating and/or repairing current postal space. Prior to joining the Postal Service, Samra served with the American Red Cross as vice president of real estate development and material management. He has 30 years experience in project development and facilities management both domestically and internationally. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Detroit Institute of Technology in 1975.