Chris Gale has been named president of HNTB Corporation’s Great Lakes Division, overseeing operations, project delivery and client service in seven states, including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Gale leads 600 professionals who provide aviation, highway, bridge, transit and rail, and toll projects to improve mobility.
As a graduate of Purdue University, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. In addition, he brings a nearly 23-year career with HNTB in numerous roles, most recently as senior vice president and division sales officer, helping to grow client relationships in the region.
Additionally, Gale’s project experience includes planning, design and construction for transit, roadway, drinking water and wastewater facilities.
HNTB has been involved in some of the most high-profile, complex infrastructure programs that are reshaping the Great Lakes region. Gale actively represents HNTB in civic and industry-related associations, helps recruit top talent to the firm, and fosters relationships with clients and thought leaders.