A native of Long Island, New York, he began his UPS career in Houston, Texas, as a part-time package handler.In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Alan serves as a Trustee of The UPS Foundation and a delegate of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. He holds a degree in finance from the University of Houston. About UPS UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at ups.com or pressroom.ups.com and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, follow @UPS_News on Twitter.