Brayman began his 31-year U.S.
Postal Service career in
"I look forward to future plans that include more time with family and friends," he said in a statement Friday.
Brayman began his postal career as a part-time letter sorting machine operator in 1980. In 1982, he was selected as a USPS management trainee, and continued to serve in positions of increasing responsibility through the years.
He was named Springfield Postmaster in 2001.
Brayman is a graduate of the
Darling will serve as