Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - RTI
Jim Gibson is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), responsible for helping to drive strategy and operational excellence for RTI's domestic and international-based businesses. He oversees the leadership of RTI's Health Solutions and Social, Statistical and Environmental Sciences groups, as well as Corporate Facilities Strategic Services and International Regional Offices. Jim also leads RTI's focus on University Collaborations. Jim joined RTI as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2000 and, in addition to his role as CFO, served as Executive Vice President of the Engineering and Technology Unit 2009 to 2013 and as interim leader of Discovery and Analytical Sciences 2012 to 2013. In 2012, Jim was appointed COO. In addition to his active participation in many professional associations including The Travis Manion Foundation, the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce (Edge 5) and the Research Triangle Park Charitable Trust, he is an advisory board member of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and a board member of United Way of the Greater Triangle.