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David Motl to Retire From U.S. Mint Effective Jan. 31; Dave Croft Named Acting Director

The United States Mint today announced that David Motl will retire from Federal Service on January 31, 2018, and Dave Croft, currently serving as Acting Chief Administrative Officer, will assume the duties of Acting Director of the Mint, and senior career official of the Mint.

United States Mint“It’s been an honor and a pleasure to lead this historic institution,” said Motl. “I am proud to have been given this opportunity and will miss the professional and personal friendships from my time at the Mint.  With Dave Croft, I’m pleased to leave the Mint in such capable hands.”

From January 2016 through January 2017, Mr. Motl served as Acting Deputy Director for Management. Effective January 20, 2017, Mr. Motl became Acting Deputy Director of the United States Mint and its senior career official.

Mr. Croft joined the Mint in September 2007 as Superintendent of the Denver Mint. In 2014, he was selected as Associate Director of Manufacturing for the Mint. In June, 2017, he became the Mint’s Acting Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining the Mint, Mr. Croft worked in the automotive industry for 30 years where he was the plant manager at four different facilities. He holds a Master of Science degree in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in electrical engineering from General Motors Institute.


United States Mint
United States Mint
Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, the primary mission of the Mint is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation. As a self-funded agency, the United States Mint turns revenues beyond its operating expenses over to the General Fund of the Treasury. Other responsibilities include: Maintaining physical custody and protection of the Nation's $100 billion of U.S. gold and silver assets; Manufacturing and selling platinum, gold, and silver bullion coins; and Overseeing production facilities in Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and West Point, as well as the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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