Dr. Samuel Gibbs, Divine Nine / Community Based Organizations / Members
Dr. Gibbs has been blessed over the years to work in various capacities. He credits himself on being a prime example of a scholar, practitioner, and leader. Dr. Gibbs has held positions as a General Manager, Strategic Planner, Vice President of Training and Development, and his present position as Director of Internal Audit and Quality. The companies he worked for include Circuit City Stores, Inc., Target Corporation, and Barbeque Galore, Inc.; he currently work for Omnitrans, which is the transit provider for San Bernardino County. In his current position as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), he is responsible for internal audits, compliance, and quality. The Agency was organized under a Joint Power Authority (JPA) and in his position, he reports directly to the Board of Directors. He received both his MBA and Doctorate degrees from the University of Phoenix. Additionally, he earned a graduate certification in accountancy, and previously a Bachelor of Science in Business management. He is Past President of the Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce, Past President of Victorville Rotary Club, Past President of the International Institute of Internal Auditors, Inland Empire Chapter, Current Board Chair of the Make Happen Foundation (SBCUSD) a multi-million dollars foundation supporting the school district, Immediate Past President of Kappa Alpha Psi, Inc., Riverside Alumni Chapter, an organizing leader of the San Bernardino Chapter of the Links, Inc. Connecting Links chapter, Charter Sire Archon (President) of Epsilon Tau Boule (Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity), Co-Founder of the Hundred Black Men of the Inland Empire, he served three years as Chairmen of the Board of Deacons at Temple Missionary Baptist Church, and is first vice president for the Westside Action Group (WAG). He also served as an Advisory Board Member for the Black Chamber of Commerce Inland Empire. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, listening to live jazz music, community service with my fraternity, and playing golf.