Our People


Gene Postma
Senior Vice President and Segment Leader
APi Group

Gene Postma is a senior vice president and segment leader for APi Group.

After high school graduation, Postma spent 10 years as a carpenter/foreman and became a superintendent. In 1987 he enrolled at Iowa State University to earn a Civil/Construction Engineering degree, and graduated with distinction. After one year as a project engineer with Cherne Contracting, Postma began a 12 year career with EFCO, first as a project/design engineer and finished as senior vice president, with both domestic and international responsibilities.

In 2004, Postma became president and CEO of Western States Fire Protection (WSFP), a premier fire protection company and a subsidiary of APi Group. In 2013, he was promoted to chief operating officer for APi Group, and again, in 2019 to senior vice president and segment leader, where he continues to work with several different business units inside of APi Group. 

He is active on several boards and committees throughout his community, church and the construction industry.

Outside of work, Postma enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife, Sue, his three children and their families.