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Larry R. Felix Portrait

Larry R. Felix

Life: (1958 - )
Director, Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Years in Office: 2006-2015

Larry R. Felix was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and grew up in Brooklyn, New York.  He received degrees from the New York City College of Technology, the City College of New York, and later pursued a doctorate in political economy at Columbia University.  He joined the Treasury Department in 1983, working as an account manager in the Savings Bond Division.  In 1992, he entered the Bureau of Engraving and Printing as the Manager of Marketing, Office of Communications.   He became the Chief of the Office of External Relations and went on to become Associate Director for Technology and later Deputy Director.  Felix also chaired the Inter-Agency Currency Design taskforce, which is responsible for recommending technical enhancements to U.S. currency.  He was appointed Director on January 11, 2006.