PRO Compression Announces Hire of New CEO

PRO Compression Announces Hire of New CEO

JUNE 24, 2024 – PRO Compression, LLC (“PRO Compression”) and its owner Taglich Private Equity, LLC (“TPE” or “Taglich Private Equity”) are pleased to announce the hiring of Justin Fredericks as the Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

With over 20 years of industry experience, Fredericks brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the role. His impressive career includes significant executive positions at adidas, Fanatics and GoRuck, where he demonstrated exceptional capability in driving growth and innovation. Fredericks is excited to join PRO Compression and Taglich Private Equity and looks forward to collaborating with partners and teams to elevate the brand even further. In addition to his role with PRO Compression, Fredericks will also serve as CEO to For Bare Feet, another brand in the Taglich Private Equity portfolio.

Fredericks commented on his new role, "I am thrilled to join the PRO Compression team and lead this dynamic brand. I look forward to building an amazing culture with PC to drive continued growth and deliver outstanding products to our customers."

PRO Compression specializes in high-quality compression socks designed to enhance performance and recovery. Made in the USA, their socks are engineered with graduated compression to improve circulation, reduce muscle soreness, and provide all-day comfort. The brand offers a wide range of styles and colors, ensuring both functionality and fashion for its diverse customer base of athletes, travelers, healthcare professionals and more.

“We’re beyond excited to have Justin on board,” said William Morris, Managing Director at Taglich Private Equity. “Justin brings a unique combination of brand, sports licensing, and apparel experience combined with great leadership and team-building capabilities, which will deliver even better products to our customers and take our businesses to the next level.”

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Fred Hernandez

About Taglich Private Equity:
Taglich Private Equity, LLC is a middle-market private equity sponsor that has completed buyouts and add-on acquisitions totaling over $650 million since 2001. TPE works closely with Taglich Brothers, Inc., a FINRA Broker/Dealer, to finance their investments. Taglich Brothers is currently managing over $600 million of capital and with TPE has made over 20 private equity platform investments and over 30 additional add-on investments. More information on TPE can be found at their website (