Dr. Gene Del Polito has served as the President of the Association for Postal Commerce in Washington, DC for the past 28 years. Gene is highly regarded within the postal community as an effective advocate in behalf of those who use  mail for business communication and commerce.  Gene has received PostCom’s J. Edward Day Award, the association’s highest honor granted in recognition of “distinguished service to the nation’s postal community,” PostCom’s Lee Epstein Award given in recognition of “outstanding service in behalf of the business mailing industry;” the Continuity Shippers Association Lifetime Achievement Award; the Mail Advertising Service Association’s Miles Kimball Award, the highest award MASA gives to non-members of its association in recognition of his work in behalf of the mail advertising and marketing industry; the Direct Marketing Club of New York’s Mal Dunn Leadership Award “in recognition of his outstanding leadership and contribution to the industry”; the MailCom Franklin Award for “outstanding service in behalf of the business mailing industry;” and the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives’ Monument Award for Excellence in Communications.

Gene serves on the Postmaster General’s Mailers Technical Advisory Committee, and has been a member of a number of Postal Service-industry work groups and task forces over the years. Del Polito serves as Vice Chairman of the International Mailers Advisory Group. He is a frequent speaker at postal gatherings and conferences around the nation.

Gene received his Ph.D. and master’s degrees in audiology and speech science from Purdue University in Indiana and his bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and speech communication at Montclair State College in New Jersey.


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