Born and raised in New York, he moved to Tucson in January 1971. He graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook after spending two prior years at Saint Lawrence University on a football scholarship. He attended the University of Arizona College of Law and graduated 1974. Gib is a member of the American Association of Justice, the Arizona Association of Justice and previously served as a trustee.
Gib is active in the business community having owned several businesses in addition to being a senior partner in the law firm. He is a past President of the Business Information Club (BIC) and counsels new business owners on a regular basis.
Gib is married to his wife Leslie and enjoys time with his blended family of five children and eight grandchildren. A former Scout Master with the Catalina Counsel, he still keeps in contact with many of the scouts who are now adults. He is proud of the number of eagle scouts who achieved that distinguished honor while he was the scout master.
As a PADI Master SCUBA INSTRUCTOR, he has traveled the world to dive in exotic places but still enjoys the shallow dive with a new student. Experiencing the underwater world with a new diver allows him to see the beauty all over again.
An avid outdoors man, he loves taking his grandchildren on hikes, playing in streams and lakes and getting muddy with the grandkids.