Tamara Barker is a trailblazer in the transportation industry who started at the bottom and earned her way to the top. With strategic thinking, a degree in electrical engineering technology and the experience of doing the groundwork, Tamara shifted the perception of what a UPS driver can achieve.
With a passion for sustainability and innovation, Tamara overcame the obstacles of working in a male-dominated industry and paved the way for women at UPS. As the company’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Tamara led the charge on the use of alternative fuels for its delivery vehicles and inspired the company to become a leading provider of logistics for a circular economy.
In this episode, Tamara also talks about the new chapter in her life, enjoying the outdoors and her role as a grandmother.