Beth Gibson is Senior Vice President and CFO of New York Blood Center. She establishes agency-wide financial and administrative objectives, policies, and business practices that safeguard the assets of the company and ensure a sound financial structure. Ms. Gibson develops the Financial Plan and leads change initiatives to support the organization’s priorities and drive efficiencies. She directs the day-to-day management of the financial and procurement purchasing operations and assures transparent reporting of financial operations and activities.
Ms. Gibson joined New York Blood Center in 2012 with over 25 years of executive leadership experience in financial services, energy, and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining NYBC, she was SVP of Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis at TIAA-CREF where she oversaw and set the strategic direction for financial management and business planning, including enterprise-wide budgeting and forecasting, the three-year business plan, expense management and cost allocations, and Board and Executive reporting and analytics.
Prior to these roles, Ms. Gibson was SVP of Global Finance Operations at Bank of America where she was responsible for directing the financial processes and applications for general accounting operations, accounts payable, order-to-pay, fixed assets, and management information. She drove the creation of a three-year multi-generational roadmap and business case for the finance transformation of business processes, management reporting, and technology capabilities. In addition, Ms. Gibson held leadership positions at Wells Fargo/Wachovia/First Union, People’s Bank, and Exxon.
Ms. Gibson received her BA at Mount Holyoke College and her MBA from the Simmons Graduate Management Program in Boston. She is regarded worldwide as a leader in profitability solutions, reporting, and methodologies and has been a keynote speaker at London symposiums, ABN/AMRO, Societe Generale, and Santander, as well as numerous U.S. banks and conferences. Ms. Gibson’s achievements have been featured in the American Banker, and Enterprise Business Solutions. She is a member of the American Association of Blood Banks, America's Blood Centers, and Healthcare Financial Management Association, and served as Treasurer of the Women Executives and Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council in Charlotte, NC.