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Patricia Gibson

Associate Administrator
Patricia Gibson

As Associate Administrator for SBA's Office of Communications & Public Liaison, Patricia Gibson is responsible for developing and executing the SBA’s communications strategy, including a new marketing plan to improve how the agency communicates to its key stakeholders.

Gibson has been a nonprofit senior executive, an entrepreneur and strategic communications consultant who founded and operated two companies. Prior to joining SBA, she served as an interim Chief Operating Officer for a nonprofit organization, realigning messaging, outreach and strategy. As Chief Communications Officer for DIA (the Drug Information Association), she led the introduction of a new branding and communications strategy, and reorganized operations supporting marketing, membership and publications. Gibson was a partner and co-founder of Healthcare Integrity Group, an early stage venture, where she led a team of healthcare industry and IT experts in designing a commercially viable product enabling a patient engagement process standard across medical and non-medical disciplines, leveraging innovative healthcare IT. She spent 23 years growing and evolving PMG Communications, a strategic communications agency, into a million dollar business with clients spanning Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit associations and state and federal government. Gibson has served on the global Board of Directors for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) and was the founding President of Women for Economic & Leadership Development (WELD), a multistate nonprofit focused on leadership development for women.  Gibson received her B.S. degree in Communications and Business from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.

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