Executive Profiles

Gene Zapfel, Rei Systems’ Chief Growth Officer

Gene Zapfel

Chief Growth Officer

REI Systems

Gene Zapfel, Rei Systems’ Chief Growth Officer

Gene Zapfel serves as the chief growth officer of REI Systems, a technology company that specializes in cloud-based and platform-based modernization solutions. 

Zapfel is responsible for driving REI's efforts to increase its market presence, offerings and customer base. 

When Zapfel joined REI Systems in 2019, he brought with him over 25 years of experience in strategy development and implementation, solutions development, information technology delivery, business operations and financial management, among other areas. 

He previously served as the chief operating officer at Concept Plus, a certified 8(a) disadvantaged small business that offers IT solutions and services to federal and commercial clients. 

For nearly three years, Zapfel was the president of Koniag Services Inc. and Arlluk Technology Solutions. He is credited with revitalizing KSI's business and driving growth.

ATS was a then-new member of the Koniag group of companies. As president of ATS, Zapfel led all aspects of strategy, sales and delivery of IT services and solutions for client success, revenue and profitable growth. He drove ATS' revenue from $6.5M to nearly $30M from 2016 through 2018.

Zapfel briefly served as the president of Strategy to Success, a management consulting company focused on strategy development and operational excellence for small companies and nonprofit organizations. 

He spent over a decade holding senior leadership roles at Unisys. His credits at the company include group vice president and managing partner for portfolio solutions. 

Zapfel earned a master's degree in management from George Mason University's School of Business, a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Buffalo and a bachelor's degree in physics from SUNY Brockport. 

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