Gabe started his career at Penn State, where he earned a bachelor's and master's of fine arts degree in English. While a grad student, Gabe held an assistantship as editorial assistant for Penn State's Arts Marketing office. After graduation in 1998, he joined Penn State's Liberal Arts development office as a staff writer.
From 1998-2005, he taught writing and literature courses in the English department, edited Liberal Arts magazine, served as communications director. Gabe was given administrative responsibility for the Liberal Arts advancement office's alumni relations, communication, volunteer and stewardship programs in 2005.
Originally Gabe joined Juniata in 2007 as Assistant Vice President of Marketing, bringing to the position his variety of experience in editing, writing, teaching, fundraising communication, and administration. In 2009, he was promoted to Vice President of Advancement and Marketing.
Gabe is also a publishing writer, with stories, poems, essays and reviews appearing in scores of national literary journals.