Ventris Gibson

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Ventris Gibson
Director of the United States Mint
Assumed office
  • June 22, 2022
  • Acting: October 25, 2021 – June 22, 2022
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byDavid J. Ryder
Military service
Branch/service United States Navy

Ventris C. Gibson is an American government official serving as the director of the United States Mint. She previously served as deputy director of the Mint from October 2021 until her confirmation by the U.S. Senate.


Gibson attended the University of Maryland Global Campus.[1]


Gibson began her career in the United States Navy. She later joined the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, serving as director of the Office of Human Resources Management from 1996 to 1998 and deputy assistant secretary for human resources management from 1998 to 2003. During her tenure, Gibson participated in an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment at the Fayetteville Veterans Administration Hospital.[2] She served as chief human capital officer of the Federal Aviation Administration from 2003 to 2010.[3]

In 2012 and 2013, Gibson worked as a consultant at North Highland. She later joined the National Labor Relations Board, serving as acting chief human capital officer in 2013 and director of administration until 2014. From 2014 to 2015, she served as associate deputy assistant secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services for human resources. She served as director of the District of Columbia Department of Human Resources from 2015 to 2021. In October 2021, Gibson joined the United States Mint as deputy director and acting director. Also in 2021, Gibson was elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.[4]

Biden administration[edit]

On December 13, 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Gibson to serve as permanent director of the mint.[5][6]

On June 15, 2022, the United States Senate confirmed Gibson in a voice vote.[7]


  1. ^ "Ventris C. Gibson, Acting Director | U.S. Mint". 13 February 2019. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  2. ^ Staff, U. S.; Investigations, United States Congress House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and (1998). Sexual Harassment in the VA and H.R. 1703, Department of Veteran's Affairs Employment Discrimination Prevention Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session, July 17, 1997. U.S. Government Printing Office. ISBN 978-0-16-056267-9.
  3. ^ Rottenberg, Linda (2016). Crazy Is a Compliment: The Power of Zigging When Everyone Else Zags. Penguin Publishing Group. ISBN 978-1-59184-799-1.
  4. ^ Incorporated, Prime. "National Academy of Public Administration". National Academy of Public Administration. Retrieved 2023-02-10.
  5. ^ "President Biden Announces Key Nominees". The White House. 2021-12-13. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  6. ^ "Treasury Announces New U.S. Mint Acting Director". Just The Real News. 2021-09-24. Archived from the original on 2021-12-13. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  7. ^ @SenateCloakroom (15 June 2022). "Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #903 Ventris C. Gibson to be Director of the Mint for a term of five years" (Tweet) – via Twitter.