Chris Gale, PE

Chris is the Great Lakes Division President responsible managing the division’s strategic direction. He oversees more than 600 professionals with capabilities spanning all facets of planning, design, and construction and program management services. As a senior vice president, Chris has been in project and office leadership throughout his career and most recently served as the division’s sales officer. He helped develop and grow client relationships in the region, develop employees and attract new talent to HNTB. He is well versed in HNTB’s culture and processes and exemplifies the high expectations we set for ourselves and our firm.

As office leader in Indiana, Chris proved his ability to demonstrate vision in the market place where the office was able to diversify and grow in a relatively flat market. As division sales officer, Chris partnered with leaders through the division to grow in transit and tolling and place HNTB in a great position in what is now a market that is full of great growth opportunities.

He has also served as a project manager on a wide variety of environmental projects and has more than 20 years of experience in project design, management and construction for both municipal and private clients. Chris’s project experience includes water and wastewater treatment and distribution and collection systems for new and rehabbed systems.