Claude T. Harrell, Jr. was appointed Director of the Atlanta office (Region 10) in 2012. He began his career with the Agency as a Field Examiner in the Cincinnati Regional Office (Region 9). In 1992, Mr. Harrell was appointed Supervisory Field Examiner in Cincinnati where he served until 2003, when he was appointed Assistant to the Regional Director of the Atlanta office (Region 10). In 2010, he was appointed Regional Director of the St. Louis Regional Office (Region 14). Mr. Harrell received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in 1976.