David M. Croft
Acting Deputy Director
United States Mint
On February 1, 2018, Mr. Croft was appointed Acting Deputy Director and currently serves as the highest ranking career official for the United States Mint.
Previously, Mr. Croft was appointed Acting Chief Administrative Officer in June 2017 and served as the second highest ranked career official for the Mint. In addition to his previous Manufacturing responsibilities, he acquired responsibilities for Human Capital Management, Diversity and Civil Rights Management, Finance, Information Technology, Numismatic and Bullion Business Line, and Protection.
After relocating to Washington D.C. in August 2014, Mr. Croft was appointed Associate Director of Manufacturing. In this capacity, he provided executive-level direction to the Manufacturing Directorate and the four United States Mint manufacturing plants. His responsibilities included Circulating Coin Business Line Leader, maintaining a safe, healthy, and positive workforce climate and ensuring the Mint’s mission is fulfilled by sustaining effective and efficient operations.
Mr. Croft joined the Mint in 2007 as the Plant Manager of the Mint in Denver, Colorado. As Plant Manager, he was responsible for leading continuous improvement in the production of the Nation’s coinage. Under his leadership, the Denver Mint achieved numerous positive changes resulting in significant improvements in workplace culture, safety, quality, delivery and cost.
Prior to joining the Mint, Mr. Croft started his career with General Motors of Canada in 1977 and advanced through numerous assignments to the position of Operations Manager at the Windsor Trim Plant. He served as Plant Manager of three Delphi facilities in Flint, Michigan, and was also Plant Manager of the Delphi Plant in Vandalia, Ohio.
Mr. Croft is originally from Windsor, Ontario, and became a U.S. citizen in 2005. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute, specializing in Electrical Engineering and Industrial Administration. He is a Graduate of the Federal Executive Institute – Leadership for a Democratic Society. Mr. Croft and his wife, Laura, reside in Woodbridge, Virginia, and have four adult children.