Fire-Dex & Gear Wash Fill Two Positions, Promote Four

Oct. 24, 2023
Nick Thomas has been hired as Logistics Specialist and Lindsay Warden has recently been onboarded as Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Medina, OH – Fire-Dex, the nation’s fastest growing manufacturer of PPE for first responders, and Gear Wash, a subsidiary of Fire-Dex and the country’s largest Independent Service Provider (ISP) of PPE care and maintenance, have filled two positions and promoted four associates over the course of the last quarter.

Nick Thomas has been hired as Logistics Specialist and is responsible for providing coordination and oversight of logistic activities. Lindsay Warden has recently been onboarded as Talent Acquisition Specialist, accountable for hiring top talent & providing strategic and tactical approaches to align with the company’s continued growth.

Fire-Dex promoted Jennifer Faust to Director of Customer Service in September. Faust, who joined Fire-Dex in 2013 as Customer Service Representative, has worked her way up the ranks over the course of ten years from Customer Service Supervisor, to Manager, and now Director.

Three Gear Wash associates have received promotions. James Mobley has been promoted from Semi Team Lead to Quality & Production Manager at the company’s Hudson, Florida location. Also in Hudson, Jackie Lipke received a promotion from Production & Quality Lead to Assistant Operations Supervisor. Lastly, Taylor Caldwell was promoted from Assistant Operations Supervisor to RGA Coordinator at Gear Wash’s Dayton, Ohio location.

“This has been an exciting quarter for Fire-Dex and Gear Wash,” states Jamie Marks, Director of Human Resources. “We pride ourselves on investing in our associates and we couldn’t be happier for our two team new members and the four deserving individuals who received promotions.”

Fire-Dex is currently hiring multiple positions across several locations, including remote opportunities. To view open positions and apply, please visit

About Fire-Dex

Fire-Dex is the fastest-growing manufacturer of PPE for first responders and the world's largest Independent Service Provider (ISP) of PPE care and maintenance under its subsidiary, Gear Wash. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Medina, Ohio, this global company prides itself on being a family-owned and operated business with a mission “to serve those who serve.” Its dedicated team of associates has helped pave the path of innovation for new products and services that focus on the health and safety of first responders by offering turnout gear, alternative PPE, boots, hoods, gloves, helmets, and PPE rentals. To learn more, visit


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