byron a. sage

Senior Vice President & General Manager

Byron A. Sage has over 37 years of experience in security and law enforcement and is retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after 29 years of service.

Byron joined IRONGATE Services in 2007 and currently serves as Senior Vice President/ General Manager for the company. In this capacity, he oversees safety, security, emergency medical services and fire protection issues for major corporate promotional events and experiential marketing initiatives throughout the country. His real-world experience in the FBI and private sector enables him to anticipate, avoid and resolve incidents that potentially threaten corporate reputations and brand equity.

During his FBI service, Byron was assigned to the Bureau’s Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) at Quantico, Virginia, where he worked in the crisis management and crisis negotiation units. He was directly involved in formulating critical incident response protocols, crisis management policies and major case management, and managed the FBI's "Overseas Response to Kidnappings of U.S. Citizens Program." Byron has specialized in crisis management and response planning, physical security and personal safety issues throughout his law enforcement career. Byron also has a tactical background, having been an FBI SWAT Team Leader and a certified Tactical and Firearms Instructor.

Byron received a Master of Science in Criminology. He is a Vietnam veteran and served in the U.S. Navy prior to joining the FBI.