Mark Mullinix was appointed first vice president and chief operating officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond June 1, 2013. He is the second ranking officer in the Bank and chairs the Bank’s Management Committee. Mullinix has responsibility for the Bank's payments systems, regional outreach, financial management, information technology and corporate support services.
Prior to joining the Richmond Fed, Mullinix served as executive vice president and product manager of the Federal Reserve’s Cash Product Office at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. While there, he led the Federal Reserve’s cash services in formulating policies and business and technology strategies to meet demand for U.S. currency and coin that today surpasses $1 trillion in circulation globally. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in 1986, Mullinix served eight years as a Marine Corps infantry commander as a regular officer on active duty. He continued his service in the Marine Corps Reserve and retired at the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Mullinix currently serves on the Executive Advisory Council of the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond and is a member of the Capital Region Collaborative Organizing Council. He previously served on the boards of the Los Angeles and Oklahoma City United Way organizations, Junior Achievement of Southern California and the Arizona Council on Economic Education. He has also been engaged with the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Women’s Unlimited of San Francisco and Claremont Graduate University's Tomas Rivera Policy Institute.
Mullinix received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his M.A. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tuft’s University. He is also a graduate of the University of Wisconsin’s Graduate School of Banking. Mullinix and his wife, Julie, have two adult sons, Ren and George.