Board of Directors

Rob Quartel
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

As chairman and CEO of NTELX, Rob Quartel sets the strategic direction for the company. A former member of the U.S.-Federal Maritime Commission and an internationally recognized expert in maritime and U.S. transportation policy, Quartel's experience spans energy, transportation, safety and environmental regulatory matters, and other public policy issues.

He is a prolific writer and speaker, frequently cited in the media and called upon for expert testimony. He has also been a senior policy advisor to numerous public figures and to Congress.

Quartel received his undergraduate degree in biology from Rice University and a master's degree in public and private management from Yale University's School of Organization and Management. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and numerous public policy and security advisory bodies.