St. Louis Automatic Sprinkler Company, Inc.

Prevent Fires ... It Pays


♦  Chairman  -  Robert M. Weinshenker
Robert started in the fire protection industry in the early sixties as a fire sprinkler design trainee.  Robert (Bob) has held various management and sales positions over the past 40+ years.

♦  President  -  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.


  Vice President of Sales  -  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.

♦  Certified Engineer Technician/Project Manager  -  David R. Daley, C.E.T.

Dave Daley is a NICET Level III Certified Engineer Technician.  He has been with St. Louis Automatic Sprinkler for over 24 years.

Field Supervision and Labor Coordination

♦  Construction Superintendent  -  Tom Riegerix

Tom has over 24 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  -  Glen Hangge

Mr. Glen Hangge our Service Department Manager has over 26 years of field experience as an installer and foreman.  Glen has been a member of of Sprinkler Fitters Local 268 for all of those 26 years.