Ventris C. Gibson

Ventris C. Gibson


United States Mint

In 2022, the President of the United States nominated, and the Senate unanimously confirmed, the Honorable Ventris C. Gibson as the 40th Director of the United States Mint. She is the first African American to lead the U.S. Mint, which is the largest Mint in the world. She served as its Deputy Director prior to her presidential appointment.

Director Gibson is a U.S. Navy veteran, joining the Mint from District of Columbia Government. Prior to her service with the District, she served as the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and also as the Director of Administration for the National Labor Relations Board.

Ms. Gibson’s career includes leadership roles in the Federal Aviation Administration, where she was Assistant Administrator for Human Resources; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Resource Management at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and its first Deputy Assistant Secretary for Resolution Management. She was VA’s highest-ranking woman veteran responsible for human resources management and civil rights programs affecting 230,000 employees.

With a career spanning more than 40 years in executive and professional positions, Ms. Gibson is the recipient of numerous awards and commendations. She received the Exceptional and Meritorious Service Awards, the Department of Transportation’s Presidential Transition Award, and the Northern New Jersey Metropolitan Area’s prestigious “Woman of the Year” award.

A graduate of the Federal Executive Institute, Ms. Gibson attended the University of Maryland, University College. She has three children, four grandchildren, and a golden retriever.

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