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BEP Directors

Robert J. Leuver Portrait

Robert J. Leuver

Life: (1927 - )
Director, Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Years in Office: 1983-1988

Robert Leuver is a native of Chicago, Illinois, and was raised there and in Buffalo, New York.  He received a master’s degree from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and taught high school and college for several years.  He went on to hold numerous managerial and administrative positions in educational, business, and private institutions.  In 1972, he began his government service with ACTION (the umbrella agency for the Peace Corps, VISTA, and other volunteer service agencies).  He went on to hold management posts at the Treasury Department in the Employee Data and Payroll Division and in the Management Information Systems program.  Leuver joined the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in 1979 as Assistant Director for Administration and later held the Deputy Director position before appointment as Director in 1983.  After resigning from the BEP in 1988, Leuver served as the Executive Director of the American Numismatic Association for 10 years, consulted for printing corporations, earned a Ph.D. in business and economics, and formed a private consulting practice.