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Joe Troxell

President / CEO

Joe has over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical contract testing industry. Prior to joining Infinity in 2022, Joe served as President of Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing in Columbia MO. Joe has extensive experience in laboratory, quality and project management serving pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. Joe holds a BS in Chemistry from Missouri Southern State University.

Ben Staab

CFO

Ben started with Infinity Laboratories in 2018. He is an experienced senior finance executive with extensive experience in manufacturing, pharmaceutical regulatory compliance and personal care product companies. Ben holds an accounting degree from Indiana University.

Luke Miller

COO

Luke has over 25 years’ experience in pharmaceutical analysis and contract laboratory testing, including over 20 years in laboratory operations senior management positions. During his career, Luke isolated a novel biomarker with potential for diagnosing pre-diabetes and led the team responsible for fully characterizing that marker, leading to a patent in early 2016. He has developed super-critical fluid instrumentation and HPLC and mass spectrometry technology for analysis and purification of drug-like compounds. Luke has a B.Sc. degree in both Chemistry and Management, as well as a Ph.D in Analytical Chemistry.

Justin Pate

VP of Sales and Marketing

Justin joined Infinity Laboratories in 2020 and has nearly 20 years’ experience working in the contract laboratory testing industry with various roles in Sales and Business Development. He is a seasoned sales leader with experience working with medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Justin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Management from Utah Valley University.

Rick Brown

VP of Human Resources

Rick has over 25 years of human resource and training experience. His experience spans several industries including: real estate development, beauty, health care, transportation, and manufacturing. Rick holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Development and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management both from Indiana State University. Rick holds SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications and is a member of SHRM and ATD.

Kelly Hagen

Director of Mergers & Acquisitions

Kelly Hagen joined Infinity Laboratories in 2019 as the Director of Mergers & Acquisitions. She has almost twenty years’ experience in the healthcare industry in various roles of Business Development. Her diverse background makes her uniquely qualified to identify opportunities to grow the Infinity business through symbiotic mergers and acquisitions. Kelly holds a Bachelor degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Connecticut.

Erin Hauck

Director of Enterprise Applications

Erin started at Infinity Laboratories in the summer of 2019. She is experienced in business systems analysis, computer system validation, regulatory compliance and project management. Erin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from the University of Cincinnati and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®).

Jeff Hills

Director of Field Operations

Jeff joined Infinity Laboratories in 2020 and has over 30 years’ experience working in the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical testing industry with a focus in sterilization and validation services. He is an active member of ASTM and was a major contributor in the development of test methods to support barrier testing of both surgical gowns & drapes, medical face masks and NIOSH respirators. He has project management experience in overseeing laboratory capability expansion. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Brigham Young University

Nichole DiLoretta

Director of Operations

Nichole has 15 years of experience working in quality, operations and management roles in the pharmaceutical, medical device and food industries. Her experience includes quality management, product development, cGMP, SOPs, CAPA, OOS investigations, and ISO and USDA accreditation in highly regulated industries. She has worked extensively with pharmaceutical manufacturing, quality, product development, validations, and product specification. Nichole received her Bachelor of Science in Biology, with an emphasis in Biochemistry from Southern Illinois University. She holds Forensic Science (Forensic Chemistry and Analysis) certification from Saint Louis University.

Daniel Husted

Senior Quality Director

Dan joined Infinity Laboratories in July 2020 after the acquisition of DYNALABS, where he worked since 2014. At DYNALABS, he previously held the roles of Chemistry Supervisor and Quality Director. Dan’s diverse background has strengthened his regulatory skills associated with compendial compliance, Quality Events, CAPAs, Root Cause Analysis, Validation and Stability Programs for 503(b) clients based on USP, ISO and FDA guidance. He accepted the Senior Quality Director position in August 2021. Dan holds a B.S. Degree in Chemistry from Illinois State University.

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