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
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
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 sits on multiple client advisory boards and is a frequent
speaker at IT industry events. Chris holds a BS in Finance
from the University of Illinois. Chris, Lesli, and their two
daughters live in Park Ridge, IL.
John Kasser | Sr. Vice
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
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
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,
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.