Executive Bio: Jeff Sauvageau, VP of Client Relations
Mr. Sauvageau concentrates on the advancement of client relationships and sales tactics in Sirius’s Central region, providing insight into the continual development strategy of the organization and many of its most significant clients.
Mr. Sauvageau joined Sirius in 2010 upon the acquisition of MSI Systems Integrators, a company he co-founded in 1994. At MSI he served many capacities including executive vice president, CEO and president. During his tenure, the company received numerous awards including Best Places to Work.
Prior to founding MSI, Mr. Sauvageau worked at IBM in sales, with a focus on midsize businesses and large organizations. His last role at IBM was that of sales agent, an independent IBM contractor responsible for developing new clients among small businesses. He quickly gained success at uncovering the integration and infrastructure needs of his clients, which led to the drive to start his own business.
Before joining IBM, Mr. Sauvageau worked for an advertising agency in New York City, where he built databases on some of the same IBM systems that he had sold to his new employer, creating a direct advertising group that supplied clients with database reports on demographics, preferences, and other vital customer information.
Mr. Sauvageau is active in the Omaha community, serving as board member to Christian Urban Education Services. He is also extremely involved in other local organizations including the American Lung Association, United Way of the Midlands, and Madonna School of Specials Needs, among others. Mr. Sauvageau has bachelor’s degrees in political science and business from the University of Nebraska – Omaha.