HKW-backed Infab expands C-suite with appointments

Infab Corporation, a portfolio company of HKW, has named Don Cusick as vice chairman and Daren Dickerson as CEO.

Infab Corporation, a portfolio company of HKW, has named Don Cusick as vice chairman and Daren Dickerson as CEO. Also, Brittany Lepley has been appointed chief relationship officer and Justine Peterson as chief marketing officer. Infab designs and builds radiation protection products.


INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HKW, a middle-market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented companies, announced that its portfolio company, Infab Corporation (“Infab” or “Company”), is implementing several organizational changes. These changes support the Company’s long-term growth strategy.

Don Cusick has been named Vice Chairman of the Company and will continue to work in the business as a managing board member. “As Vice Chairman, Don will focus on the acquisition, growth, and manufacturing strategies of the business. Don’s perspective on the industry and passion for developing a strong team led to this as a logical next step, and he will be a key part of continuing to maintain the great culture and team-first focus that we believe has made Infab so successful,” said Kent Robinson, HKW Partner and Chairman of Infab’s Board of Directors.

Daren Dickerson will move into the role of Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). Daren joined Infab as the CFO in 2020 and will now manage the day-to-day operations and execute the strategic plan as the CEO.

Brittany Lepley has been named Chief Relationship Officer (“CRO”), focused on leading the Sales organization and Customer Service. According to Don Cusick,

“Brittany has been a key part of the growth of Infab, and her strong customer relationships have been the reason why. It’s great to see her move into this role to continue her focus on serving customers.”

Finally, Justine Peterson will move into the role of Chief Marketing Officer (“CMO”). Justine will expand the product offerings, expand sales channels and geographic reach, and develop sales tools and brand presence.

Infab designs and builds lightweight, comfortable, and technologically advanced radiation protection products. Infab’s PPE products enable health care providers and patients to benefit from the diagnostic capabilities of imaging technology, functioning as a “one-stop-shop” for distributors and customers.

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