Gale Sayers | Chairman
Gale is Founder and Chairman of Sayers.
After completing his professional football career, Sayers returned to his alma mater and served as Assistant Athletic Director at Kansas University. Gale was then Athletic Director at Southern Illinois University from 1976 through 1981.
Following a successful career in professional football and athletic administration, Gale launched a computer supplies business in 1983. Since then, Gale has built the business into a world-class provider of technology products and services and a premier minority-owned business enterprise (MBE).
In 1999, Gale was inducted into the Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. He is also a past recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Gale previously served on the Board of Directors of Triad Hospitals and American Century Mutual Funds.
Sayers personally and professionally devotes a great deal of time supporting and fundraising for a variety of charitable organizations and speaks on their behalf often. He is currently working closely with the Gale Sayers Center, the Cradle Adoption Agency and Better Boys Foundation.
Gale's autobiography, I Am Third, was produced into the award-winning television movie, Brian's Song. He is also the author of Gale Sayers: My Life and Times, published in 2007.
Chris Callahan | President
Chris Callahan serves as President for the company, overseeing all interactions among Sayers clients, partners, and employees. Chris is responsible for the execution of the company's overall strategy and vision. Through Chris' leadership Sayers has realized significant year over year growth in both revenue and new customer acquisition.
Prior to Sayers Chris led enterprise, educational and new business sales for Britannica.com and worked as a senior consultant at Arthur Andersen LLP.
Chris holds a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois. Chris and his two daughters live in Park Ridge, IL.
John Kasser | Sr. Vice President
John Kasser serves as Senior Vice President for the company, where he directs business development for Sayers' new and existing enterprise clients. John is also responsible for leading the Sayers Cloud practice, professional services, and operations for the company.
Prior to joining Sayers in 2002, John was a consultant for financial and technology businesses, including Comdisco. He was focused on improving business processes and financial results.
John and his wife, Stella, are involved in a number of charitable organizations, including the Gale Sayers Center and the Chicago Children's Museum. John has a BS in Accounting from Southern Illinois University. John, Stella, and their son, Joshua, reside in Palatine, IL.
Alan Bibergall | Sr. Vice President, Business Development
Alan Bibergall serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development for the company. Al and his team are responsible for the development of Sayers' new and existing enterprise clients. As an expert in performance enhancing IT management solutions, Al is a trusted advisor to many of Sayers' largest clients. He is also responsible for the management and growth of Sayers' core data center partners.
Prior to joining Sayers in 1997, Al served in a number of sales and business development roles with ELEK-TEK. He holds a BS in Sociology from Northern Illinois University. Al coaches youth soccer teams involving his four children in Wheaton, IL.