About Garrison Gibbons
Garrison (he/him) currently works as the Head of People & Comms at Knotch, overseeing the HR department including strategy; diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; talent; culture; and operations. In addition to his role as Head of People, he currently oversees the Communications department at Knotch, including: internal and employee comms, external communication strategies, and PR and campaigns. He was recently named one of Crain's New York's 20 in Their 20's
Prior to Knotch, Garrison worked at Mic as the People Operations Manager, leading the transition when they were acquired by Bustle Digital Group. Before that, he worked in the fitness industry, working in People and Operations - first at Barry's, before being hire #5 and scaling Rumble.
Being mission-driven, Garrison has worked exclusively for companies who make an impact through the work that they do. He uses this mission-first mentality to impact company morale and culture. He's an expert in innovating and scaling practices/policies, particularly in the startup and/or hyper-growth space.
His personal values are leading with empathy, practicing proactive transparency, and fostering an inclusive environment. He is openly LGBTQ+ and currently lives with his partner, Jay, and his dog, Bindi, in Harlem.