Larry B. Cutlip is director, Centrifuge Manufacturing, for USEC Inc. In this role, he is responsible for manufacturing and assembly of all components of the American Centrifuge machines.
Prior to joining the American Centrifuge project, Cutlip served as Program Management and Strategic Planning Director for USEC Government Services in Piketon, Ohio, where he was responsible for overall program management, development and administration of contracts, and long-term strategic planning for the division.
From 2002 through 2006, he directed the Technetium Cleanup Program in which USEC Government Services removed technetium-99 from out-of-specification uranium for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Under Cutlip’s management, USEC was able to recover the asset value of the feed material for DOE. In December 2006, Cutlip received USEC’s annual E-III Chairman’s award for his oversight of this program.
In 2002, Cutlip led the effort to relocate all of USEC’s transfer and shipping activities from Piketon to Paducah after enrichment operations were suspended at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP). Cutlip and his team were awarded a USEC President’s award for their effort.
Cutlip began working at the Portsmouth site in 1981 for USEC’s government predecessor where he served in several operations and engineering management positions including Shift Operations Manager and Engineering Manager.
Cutlip has bachelors of science in Physics and Mathematics from Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio, and has completed Advanced Management Training School through Martin Marietta as well as numerous other technical and management training programs. A Pike County native and a former president of Waverly City Council, he is a current member of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative.