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Mike Gengler
American Fire Protection Group, Inc.

Mike Gengler is president and CEO of American Fire Protection Group Inc., a multi-million dollar company comprising multiple offices located throughout the South Central U.S., delivering industry-leading fire protection solutions to regional and national companies.

Mike’s 22-year career in fire protection started with him in a project manager/engineer role with another industry leader in the fire protection marketplace. He saw regular and frequent promotions into positions with increasing responsibility and visibility, including national operations manager and general manager before rising to a vice president position prior to accepting his role as president and CEO of American Fire Protection Group.

Mike was a civil engineering management graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he played on the varsity hockey team for four years. He went on to serve in the U.S. Army as an executive officer, platoon leader and maintenance officer where, among other things, he managed all maintenance activities for equipment valued in excess of $21 million in a multiple launch rocket system battery.

Mike and his wife live in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, with their four children who actively participate in a wide variety of church, athletic and academic endeavors, all of which involve leadership roles for Mike and his wife.