Since beginning her career with the department in 2002, Gibson has held many different positions. This includes offender information specialist, administrative secretary, accountant IV, classification and treatment officer, as well as unit administrator I in the Assessment Center and unit administrator II in General Population while at the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women (KCIW). In 2017, Gibson again promoted to unit administrator II at the Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP), overseeing General Population and Death Row. Since 2019, she has overseen the 7 Cell House Restrictive Housing Unit and the Protective Custody Unit there.
From 2012 to 2016, Gibson taught the Microsoft Office Certification course at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex through Eastern Kentucky University. While at KCIW and KSP, Gibson assumed many roles, including duty officer, grievance coordinator, infant placement coordinator, Paws with Purpose coordinator, PREA investigator, and chairperson for classification, grievance, and adjustment committees.
In addition to graduating from the Central Region I-LEAD program in 2011, Gibson has also acted as a mentor for I-LEAD and a mentor for the Western Region LEAD program. A member of the Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency (KCCD), Gibson has served terms as president and secretary for the Four Rivers Chapter, and as secretary for the Louisville Chapter. She is also a member of the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation (CPOF). Gibson earned her bachelor's degree in computer science in 2009, graduating summa cum laude from Sullivan University in Louisville.