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Sloan D. Gibson

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Background

Employment History

  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    USO Inc
  • Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
    Amsouth Bancorporation
  • Executive
    Amsouth Bancorporation

Education

  • the United States Military Academy at West Point
  • Masters , Public Administration
    John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  • Masters , Economics
    University of Missouri
  • Master's degree , Public Administration
    Kennedy School at Harvard University
  • Master's degree , Economics
    University of Missouri , Kansas City
  • Master’s degree , Public Administration
    Kennedy School at Harvard University
  • Master’s degree , Economics
    University of Missouri , Kansas City
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Web References
Sloan D. ...
www.uso.org, 30 Oct 2014 [cached]
Sloan D. Gibson
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Sloan D. Gibson, USO President and CEO 
Sloan D. Gibson was elected by the USO Board of Governors to become the 22nd president of the USO in September 2008.
Prior to joining the USO, Sloan spent more than 20 years in banking in Charlotte, N.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Birmingham, Ala. In 2004, he retired from AmSouth Bancorporation, a New York Stock Exchange traded corporation, where he served as vice chairman and chief financial officer. During his tenure as CFO, AmSouth was added to the S&P 500. Sloan also has a long history of service and leadership with a variety of nonprofit organizations. In 2002 he chaired the United Way campaign in Central Alabama, which raised more than $30 million.
Sloan is a 1975 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He earned both Airborne and Ranger qualifications and served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. He earned a Masters in Economics from the University of Missouri in Kansas City and a Masters in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) - About TAPS
www.taps.org, 29 Oct 2014 [cached]
Sloan Gibson USO President
Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs ...
wiat.com, 10 Oct 2014 [cached]
Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson announced Friday that termination proceedings had begun against Dr. Cliff Robinson, who was put on paid administrative leave in August from his position as chief of staff at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System.
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Gibson announced Monday that termination proceedings had begun against James Talton, who was also placed on leave in August from his position as director of the Central Alabama VA.
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Gibson, a former executive with AmSouth Bank in Birmingham, toured the Central Alabama VA on Friday, talking with employees, veterans and Republican Rep.
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After meeting with Roby, Gibson told reporters, "Veterans here in central Alabama are not receiving the care that they deserve, period.
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Gibson said an assessment team visited the Central Alabama VA in September and issued a report with sobering findings. He said it found chronic instability and turnover in leadership, significant understaffing, lack of trust among employees, failed labor-management relations, and an environment of secrecy and deception.
Despite those problems, he said, "This is not Phoenix," referring to a troubled VA hospital in Arizona.
He indicated more changes in leadership may be ahead as the VA seeks to build trust in the Central Alabama VA. He said the VA is adding staff and cutting patient wait times. It added 31 employees this month and is in the process of adding 135 more, which will represent about a 10 percent increase in staff. But that won't fill all the vacant staff positions, he said.
Gibson said he will be back in Montgomery before Thanksgiving to assess how the Central Alabama VA is doing.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After less than ...
woodtv.com, 30 May 2014 [cached]
WASHINGTON (AP) - After less than four months at the Veterans Affairs Department, Sloan D. Gibson suddenly finds himself in charge of fixing the problems that led to the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.
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"Sloan, I think, would be the first to acknowledge that he's going to have a learning curve that he's got to deal with," President Barack Obama told reporters after announcing Friday that Gibson would replace Shinseki temporarily.
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"Sloan, I think, would be the first to acknowledge that he's going to have a learning curve that he's got to deal with," President Barack Obama told reporters after announcing Friday that Gibson would replace Shinseki temporarily.
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A career banker, Gibson was confirmed by the Senate on Feb. 11 as deputy VA secretary, just weeks before allegations of long waits for care and doctor's appointments at VA hospitals across the country led to mounting bipartisan calls by lawmakers and others for Shinseki to resign.
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Gibson, 61, came to the department after serving as president and chief executive officer of the USO, the nonprofit organization that provides programs, services and entertainment to U.S. troops and their families. During his five years at the USO, net fundraising grew by 90 percent, funding an expansion of programs, according to Gibson's bio on the VA website.
"I'm grateful that he is willing to take on this task," Obama said, noting Gibson's two decades of experience in the private and nonprofit sectors.
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Before joining the USO, Gibson spent more than 20 years in banking in Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta; Nashville, Tennessee; and Birmingham, Alabama. In 2004, he retired from AmSouth Bancorp., where he was vice chairman and chief financial officer.
His chairmanship of the United Way campaign in central Alabama in 2002 netted more than $30 million for charitable organizations.
Gibson is the son of an Army air corpsman who served as a B-17 tail-gunner during World War II. His grandfather was an Army infantryman who was wounded in World War I while serving in the 3rd Infantry Division at the Second Battle of the Marne.
Gibson is a 1975 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he earned airborne and ranger qualifications and served as an Army infantry officer.
He earned a master's degree in economics from the University of Missouri in Kansas City and a master's degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Gibson and his wife, Margaret, have been married for nearly 32 years. They have two grown daughters, Celia and Laura.
Gibson will be in charge of the VA until Obama nominates and the Senate confirms a permanent VA secretary.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After less than ...
www.wfaa.com, 30 May 2014 [cached]
WASHINGTON (AP) - After less than four months at the Veterans Affairs Department, Sloan D. Gibson suddenly finds himself in charge of fixing the problems that led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
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"Sloan, I think, would be the first to acknowledge that he's going to have a learning curve that he's got to deal with," President Barack Obama told reporters Friday after announcing that Gibson would replace Shinseki temporarily.
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"Sloan, I think, would be the first to acknowledge that he's going to have a learning curve that he's got to deal with," President Barack Obama told reporters Friday after announcing that Gibson would replace Shinseki temporarily.
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A career banker, Gibson was confirmed by the Senate on Feb. 11 as deputy VA secretary, just weeks before allegations of long waits for doctor's appointments at VA hospitals nationwide led to mounting bipartisan calls by lawmakers and others for Shinseki to resign.
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Gibson, 61, came to the department after serving as president and chief executive officer of the USO, the nonprofit organization that provides programs, services and entertainment to U.S. troops and their families. During his five years at the USO, net fundraising grew by 90 percent and paid for an expansion of programs, according to Gibson's bio on the VA website.
"I'm grateful that he is willing to take on this task," Obama said, noting Gibson's two decades of experience in the private and nonprofit sectors.
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John I. Pray Jr., the USO's current president and chief executive, said Gibson worked tirelessly during his tenure there to support the changing needs of the military.
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Before joining the USO, Gibson spent more than 20 years in banking in Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta; Nashville, Tennessee; and Birmingham, Alabama. In 2004, he retired from AmSouth Bancorp., where he was vice chairman and chief financial officer.
His chairmanship of the United Way campaign in central Alabama in 2002 netted more than $30 million for charitable organizations.
Gibson is the son of an Army air corpsman who served as a B-17 tail-gunner during World War II. His grandfather was an Army infantryman who was wounded in World War I while serving in the 3rd Infantry Division at the Second Battle of the Marne.
Gibson is a 1975 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he earned airborne and ranger qualifications and served as an Army infantry officer.
He earned a master's degree in economics from the University of Missouri in Kansas City and a master's degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Gibson and his wife, Margaret, have been married for nearly 32 years and have two grown daughters, Celia and Laura.
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