J Harvey Byerley

J Harvey Byerley
Manager, ETSU Mail Service
Liaison to the USPS, Staff Senator

DP Culp Center, Lower Level Room
Box 70267
423-439-6895
Web Address
Biography

Harvey has been a member of the ETSU family since August 1997, when he accepted his current position of manager of the university mail service.  In his tenure with ETSU Harvey has restructured and revamped the mail operation to better support the mission of the university and promote the basics of customer service and satisfaction.

Prior to beginning work with ETSU, Harvey was the owner / operator of Classic Development Systems a local product distribution company concentrating in residential steel-frame sales, development and construction. 

Previous work experience began in 1976 when Harvey accepted a position of Process Engineer with The Berkline Corporation in Morristown, TN working in plant layout, machine and people efficiency studies, product development and process improvements.  Departing Berkline in 1978, he launched a career with Texas Instruments (later Siemens Industrial Automation) in the materials and logistics group.  There, Harvey rose from entry level responsibilities including material acquisition, forecasting and process improvements to Manager of Material Planning.

Harvey is a graduate of Science Hill High School and holds a BS degree in Industrial Technology and an MS degree in Engineering Technology, both from ETSU. 

He resides in Johnson City with his wife Jennifer, son Lucas a senior at ETSU and daughter Lara a senior at SHHS.  Harvey enjoys outdoor work, supporting local sports teams and the SHHS PTSA and cycling in his spare time.