Tools for serious readers.
Steve and Lori Leveen co-founded Levenger in 1987 with a vision to provide “Tools for Serious Readers.” "Levenger" is a blend of the couple’s last names – Leveen (Steve) and Granger (Lori's maiden name).
- Steve holds a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of California, San Diego and both a master's and doctoral degree in sociology from Cornell University. Steve has served on the boards of the National Book Foundation, the YPO International Education Committee, the Conscious Capitalism organization, the Delray Beach Public Library, and various businesses. Steve is also a founder of Loop for Literacy, an annual fundraiser for the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County.
- Steve was a Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) of Harvard University in 2015 and a Fellow of the Distinguished Career Institute (DCI) at Stanford University in 2016.
- He is the author of The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life (2005) and Holding Dear: The Value of the Real (2013). Today he hosts a podcast called America the Bilingual, part of a project to encourage bilingualism and biliteracy in America.
- Lori graduated from Vassar College of Dutchess County, New York, with honors in history and holds a master's degree in international business from Georgetown University of Washington, DC. She serves on committees for both of her alma maters as well as for several local charities in South Florida. Lori and Steve have two sons and live in Delray Beach, Florida, where Levenger is headquartered.