Director, Office of Continuity and Security Management
Kelly Gibbs joined the National Credit Union Administration as the Director of Continuity and Security Management in April 2018. As the NCUA’s top security official, Ms. Gibbs develops and implements the agency’s personnel security, physical security, continuity of operations, emergency management, and intelligence programs.
Ms. Gibbs joined the NCUA from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where she served as Chief of the Office of Security Services. In this role, she was responsible for the oversight of the personnel security, physical security, continuity of operations, emergency management, insider threat, and safety programs. Ms. Gibbs joined the SEC in 2012 as a personnel security specialist before being promoted to Branch Chief of Personnel Security Operations and ultimately to Chief of the Office of Security Services.
From 2006 to 2012, Ms. Gibbs served as a Special Agent, Supervisory Agent-in-Charge, and as an Inspector at the U. S. Office of Personnel Management responsible for conducting background investigations and conducting reviews of personnel security offices through the federal government.
She started her federal career in 2003 working for the United States Postal Service in various roles in the Privacy Office and United States Postal Inspection Service.
Prior to working for the federal government, Ms. Gibbs worked as a private investigator in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Seattle, Washington. She is originally from Las Vegas, Nevada and has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.