Tom Loeper

Contact Info

Email: thomas.loeper@noaa.gov
Cell: 301-367-5680
Fax: 301-713-9312
Location: Great Lakes Region
Tom Loeper grew in SE Pennsylvania and graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Biochemistry. Shortly after graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy and received a commission as an Unrestricted Line Officer. Tom qualified as a submarine officer and completed four deterrent patrols on the USS Lafayette (SSBN 616) and one on the USS Tecumseh (SSBN 628).

After leaving the Navy, he competed coursework to earn a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Temple University and eventually an M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Maryland. Tom started working for NOAA in the Fleet Replacement and Modernization Program and eventually made his way to the Office of Coast Survey managing the marine publications unit.