Tim Gabel

President and ceo, RTI International

Tim J. Gabel is RTI International’s president and chief executive officer, overseeing an institute with annual revenues of approximately $1.2 billion and 6,000 worldwide staff members supporting projects in more than 93 countries.  

Mr. Gabel became CEO in 2022, having served the previous 10 years as executive vice president of Social, Statistical, and Environmental Sciences, the largest business unit within RTI. A long-tenured RTI employee, Mr. Gabel has served at every level of RTI leadership, guiding various divisions and operating units to grow by maintaining a focus on operational excellence, client centricity, and innovation.

Mr. Gabel serves his community in a variety of volunteer roles, including board member for Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, board member of Go Global NC, Tocqueville Society member of the United Way of Alamance County, and member of the Board of Visitors for the University of Wyoming College of Arts & Sciences.