Louis E. Grever—Executive Assistant Director, Science and Technology Branch
Louis E. Grever was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He studied undergraduate engineering, management, and police sciences and later received a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Administration from the University of Louisville. In 1984, he was sworn in as a police officer with the Jefferson County Police Department that served the Louisville metropolitan area. Mr. Grever began his career as a special agent with the FBI in 1988 and after a period of training, was assigned to the Jackson Division. His initial investigative program duties included White Collar crime, Public Corruption, and major Bank Fraud. He later was assigned to investigate significant violent and transnational criminal matters to include kidnappings and drug smuggling. While assigned in Mississippi, he was collaterally trained, certified, and served as a part of the Jackson Division SWAT team and Technically Trained Agent program.
In 1992, Mr. Grever was transferred to the FBI Engineering Research Facility, located on the grounds of the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He was assigned as part of a deployment team chartered to provide technical support to national priority programs that included Organized Crime, Domestic and International Terrorism, Foreign Counterintelligence, and Narcotics Trafficking. Mr. Grever was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent in 1994 and served as a team leader responsible for managing specific operations and deployments.
In 2002, Mr. Grever was promoted to Unit Chief within the FBI's Tactical Operations program and was charged with managing and supervising the deployment of specialized teams at the request of FBI field divisions engaged in sensitive investigations. During his tenure as Unit Chief, he completed the course work for and was granted a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Strayer University, Washington, D.C. In 2004, Mr. Grever was appointed by Director Mueller as the Section Chief of the Tactical Operations Section. While serving in that capacity, he was responsible for technical and operational support provided to the FBI's Tactical Operations and Physical Surveillance programs. Additionally, he oversaw many aspects of technical support provided to FBI overseas deployments and operations at the direction and request of FBI Legal Attachés.
Upon the formation of the new FBI Science and Technology Branch (STB) in 2006, Mr. Grever was assigned to the Office of the Director and served as the first Special Assistant to the STB Executive Assistant Director. At the conclusion of that assignment in early 2007, Mr. Grever was promoted to Deputy Assistant Director and placed in charge of the Special Technologies and Applications Office, a new entity within the STB charged with developing and deploying unique and innovative technical and analytical tools and capabilities for the FBI. Later in 2007, Mr. Grever was selected to serve as the deputy for the STB Executive Assistant Director. In October of 2008, Mr. Grever was appointed by the Director to serve as the STB Executive Assistant Director.
Mr. Grever has received training in leadership and resource management as part of the FBI's Executive Development Institute, the Law Enforcement Executive Development program, and the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Mr. Grever is married, resides in the Northern Virginia area, and is the proud father of two daughters.