Marci Chavez

President, Currency Research

Marci Chavez graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University in 1990, and a few years later earned her CPA certification. She worked for 3+ years in Public Accounting firms in Audit in both Waco and Dallas, Texas, and following that, worked as Controller for a Business Insurance/Risk Management company. She joined Currency Systems International (CSI) in 1996 as Senior Accountant, was soon promoted to Controller and later became CFO. Throughout her career at CSI, Marci worked closely with the Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing, Service and Project Management teams tracking progress of manufacturing and engineering development projects and sales contract completions and fulfillments. De La Rue bought CSI in 2001, and she played a key role in completing the transaction and the following transition within De La Rue. She left De La Rue in February of 2002 and worked as a financial consultant for Trailblazer Studios out of their Dallas office, while also helping Richard Haycock organize Currency Research USA Corp. She initially worked on a consulting basis for Currency Research, and then joined them in a full-time position in 2005 as CFO and Sponsor Coordinator. She was promoted to Vice-President/CFO in 2009 and in August of 2011 was named President.

Marci also serves as the Treasurer of the Cash Management Association of the Americas (CMAA) and of IACA and is a member of the ATMIA Cash Council. Marci currently lives in Hurst, Texas.