Hart InterCivic, Inc., an Austin, TX-based provider of election voting systems, election management products and services, has received an investment of undisclosed amount from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC.
The company intends to use the proceeds to continue to expand in its state, county and municipal technology businesses.
In conjunction with the transaction, Phillip W. Braithwaite has been named CEO, succeeding Gregg Burt, who will serve as Chairman of the Board and a senior adviser to the company. Mr. Braithwaite, who has been with the Hart since 2001, most recently serving as its President. Derek Hutson, the company’s current Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, will succeed Mr. Braithwaite as President.
Hart provides election voting systems, management products and services for state-, county- and city-level elections. Its integrated suite of products includes electronic voting with a digital pushbutton interface, optional voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) hardware, scalable absentee voting hardware for paper ballots, precinct digital ballot imaging from paper ballots, ballot design, tabulation, equipment management software and electronic poll book.