Paul W. Sage
Mr. Sage has over 55 years of professional experience in government and industry throughout the world. In his career he has been responsible for:
- Providing strategic guidance to companies;
- Managing P/L operations with annual revenues of up to $50 million;
- Developing and executing national and international marketing programs resulting in $100 million annual backlog growth;
- Integrating operations through multi-acquisitions;
- Providing management consulting services to clients;
- Managing government agencies with nationwide and international programs; and
- Conducting large complex studies.
Mr. Sage has held multiple Vice President and Business Development positions at several of the largest U.S. environmental consulting firms. Mr. Sage has extensive environmental planning experience, having managed one of the largest military training range expansion Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in the history of the Air Force, which spanned 10 years. He also managed one of the largest Department of Defense contracts providing the preliminary design and environmental documentation required for the establishment of National Test Bed for the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI).
Mr. Sage served for 11 years in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) as the Associate Director of Operations for the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) where he provided management oversight of all of OEA’s community-based assistance projects nationwide and its five regional offices and led the team that developed the first Defense Regional Impact Model (RIMS).
As a member of the President’s Executive Exchange Program, he spent a year at General Electric’s (GE) Headquarters in their Strategic Planning Group conducting competitive analyses on GE’s major international competitors (e.g., Philips, Siemens, and Hitachi).
Mr. Sage currently provides management consulting services to small, innovative environmental firms, and in particular, assisting those firms form strategic partnerships in pursuit of contract opportunities.
Victoria University (New Zealand), Independent Studies in Natural Resource Management, 2001
Cornell University, Master of Arts, Business and Public Administration, 1974
Louvain University (Belgium), Master of Arts, Development Economics, 1972
University of California-Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Arts, Religion and Philosophy, 1969
Certification in Industrial Development
Federal Executive Institute (FEI)
International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Environmental Planning – NEPA Program Management
Business Development – Forming Strategic Partnerships