Mike McParlan is a chief operating officer for APi Group Inc., a parent company to more than 40 independently managed life safety, energy, specialty construction and infrastructure companies in over 200 locations worldwide.
Mike began his career as a pipefitter apprentice in 1977 and earned a Minnesota license in Master Plumbing and Steamfitting. Working his way through the ranks, he held successive field and management positions with increasing levels of responsibility, ultimately becoming executive vice president of a Midwest mechanical contracting company.
He joined the Jamar team in 2001 as vice president of construction, and guided the company as president from 2002 to 2013. In 2014, he was promoted to chief operating officer for APi Group.
Mike married his high school sweetheart, Mary, in 1976, and they have been partners in life's adventure ever since. They have five children and are active in a variety of church, community and trade organizations.