As senior vice president and area general manager of Sirius’ Mid Central region, Brian Hilgenfeld is responsible for sales and operations for offices in Chicago, Omaha, and Kansas City. Mr. Hilgenfeld is based in Sirius’ Omaha office.
Most recently, Mr. Hilgenfeld served as senior vice president and general manager of Forsythe’s Central Area prior to its acquisition by Sirius, and before that as regional manager. In those roles, he was responsible for Forsythe’s focused account presence for one-third of Forsythe’s business. After joining Forsythe in 2004, Mr. Hilgenfeld led the regional development of Forsythe field sales and support teams, resulting in 300% growth during that period.
Mr. Hilgenfeld has over 25 years of experience providing IT solutions to clients throughout the Midwest. He began his career at IBM and has led sales, service and marketing teams for two different systems integration firms providing complete IT solutions. Prior to joining Forsythe, he spent eight years with MSI Systems Integrators (also now Sirius) as a co-founder and member of the board of directors.
Mr. Hilgenfeld holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Management Systems Engineering from University of Nebraska–Lincoln.