RapidFire Safety & Security announced the addition of John Mackey, founder and CEO of The Mackey Group, to its board of directors.

Mackey is an expert in the fire and life safety industry. His advisory firm specializes in mergers and acquisitions strategies, growth strategy development and new technology implementation. With over seventeen years in the industry, John has held various senior leadership roles at esteemed companies such as ANSUL, Tyco Fire Products and The Hiller Companies.

“I am thrilled to join the board of directors at RapidFire,” shared Mackey. “Given the recent industry consolidation, I anticipate an energetic collaboration with CEO Mike McLeod, who has curated an exceptional team of industry leaders. Their expertise in establishing a robust foundation for RapidFire Safety & Security’s expansion is remarkable. McLeod's creation of a culture and platform provides contractor-owners a sense of comfort during their transition and sale of companies.”

Known for his people-first, collaborative approach to leadership, Mackey actively contributes to various aspects of the fire and life safety (FLS) industry. He serves in advisory and committee roles, including leadership positions in the National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors (NAFED) and the Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA).

Beyond these roles, Mackey is an influential voice in the industry, featuring on the TMG Fireside Chat Podcast and contributing to The TMG Blog.

“I am incredibly excited to welcome John as the newest member of the RapidFire board”, said RapidFire CEO Mike McLeod. “As a respected thought leader and long-time operator in the fire protection industry, his insights and acumen are invaluable to our group.”

Adam Lucas of Concentric Equity Partners, said, “John brings a number of unique skills and qualities to our board at RapidFire and will play a significant role in helping our company continue to grow and develop. His network and relationships as well as his substantial industry experience and expertise will serve as key resources for our management team as the platform continues to take shape.”

For more information, visit: www.rapidfiress.com.