On Patrol

Until every one comes home | The Magazine of the USO

Sloan D. Gibson


Sloan D. Gibson is the 22nd president and chief executive officer of the United Service Organizations (USO), and the publisher of ON★PATROL.

Prior to joining the USO in September of 2008, Gibson spent more than 20 years in banking in Charlotte, Atlanta, Nashville, and Birmingham. In 2004, he retired from AmSouth Bancorporation, a New York Stock Exchange traded corporation, where he was serving as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure as CFO, AmSouth was added to the S&P 500. Gibson also has a long history of service and leadership with a variety of not-for-profit organizations. In 2002, he chaired the United Way campaign in Central Alabama, which raised more than $30 million.

Gibson 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.

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