Early in 2008, Eugenie Foster retired as Cash Manager for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to set up her own consulting company Eugenie Foster LLC. She accepted an engagement to manage the Global Payment Study Project (GPSP) for the International Association of Currency Affairs.
With the FRB she had managed the Board’s Cash staff and advised on matters related to counterfeit deterrence, currency design, currency distribution, and oversight of the Federal Reserve Bank currency and coin operations.
Before joining the Board in August 2001, Genie was the first Project Director for the Central Bank Counterfeit Deterrence Group. She established the framework for an international initiative for the development and deployment of technology to deter counterfeiting of currency using personal computers.
Genie had previously spent twelve years at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, where she served in a number of positions. She was Project Director for New Currency Design and coordinated the development of Series 1996 Federal Reserve Notes. As Assistant Director, Genie led the Bureau’s planning, design and construction of the Western Currency Facility.
Genie holds a B.A. from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York and a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania.