In 2006, Gambrell worked on the Gulf Coast rebuilding efforts in Louisiana and Mississippi where she spearheaded partnerships among financial institutions, government agencies, and community-based organizations to promote community and economic development in areas devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita including low and moderate-income neighborhoods.
Prior to joining the FDIC, Gambrell worked at the Resolution Trust Corporation (1989-1991), the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (1987-1989), and the U.S. General Accounting Office (1979-1987).
Gambrell is a graduate of Towson State University and received a masters of science degree from New York University. In 2004, she received a National Public Service Award for her innovative work over the years in formulating public-private partnerships. « less