St. Louis Automatic Sprinkler Company, Inc.

Prevent Fires ... It Pays

Management / Sales / Preconstruction


♦  President-Emeritus  -  David J. Gagan          

Dave worked with the Grinnell Company for over 18 years as a District Manager before coming to St. Louis Automatic Sprinkler Co.  Dave has over 40 years of experience in all facets of the fire protection industry.


♦  President / CEO  -  Jeff Gagan
         
Jeff graduated from St. Louis University with a degree in Marketing/Business Administration in 1994.  Jeff is trained in Fire Protection Sprinkler Design and is a Level II Certified Engineer Technician.


Engineering and Design


♦  Vice President of Engineering  -  Richard C. Joern, P.E.

Richard (Rik) Joern graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering.  He is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and has been associated with the fire protection and fire sprinkler industry for over 34 years.  Rik has been with St. Louis Automatic Sprinkler for 30 years.  He is a registered professional engineer in Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, and Tennessee.  Rik supervises all of the engineers and designers.

♦  Vice President of BIM/VDC and Technology  -  Patrick C. Bastow, P.E.

Patrick Bastow graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.  He is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, currently serving as Scholarship Committee Chairman, and has been associated with the MEPFP industry for over 17 years.  He is a registered professional engineer in Missouri and Illinois.  Patrick is in charge of all 3d CAD/BIM/Virtual Design & Construction.

Field Supervision and Labor Coordination

♦  Construction Superintendent  -  Tom Riegerix

Tom has over 38 years of field experience as an fire sprinkler system installer, trainer, and construction manager.  He is a member of the Sprinkler Fitter's Local 268 and has served as an Apprentice Instructor for the Local.

Sprinkler System Service, Maintenance, and Repair

♦  Service Department Manager  -  Dan Fitzgerald

Mr. Dan Fitzgerald, our Service Department Manager, has over 32 years of field experience as an installer and foreman.  Dan has been a member of of Sprinkler Fitters Local 268 for all of those 32 years and with St. Louis Automatic Sprinkler Co for 26 years.