Chair of the Board
Mr. Karp was named Chair of the Board of Directors of Lulu’s Fashion Lounge Holdings, Inc. (LVLU) in December 2021. Mr. Karp has served on our Board of Directors since August 2017 and as a board member of Lulu’s Holdings, L.P. since July 2014. Mr. Karp has been a Managing Director at H.I.G. Growth Partners, focusing on e-commerce, tech-enabled business services and consumer-oriented investments since January 2018. Prior to that, he was a Principal at H.I.G from May 2012 to December 2017. Prior to H.I.G. Growth Partners, Mr. Karp was a Principal at SKM Growth Investors, investing primarily in consumer oriented, multi-channel businesses and served as a board representative for numerous portfolio companies from July 2001 to April 2012. Prior to joining SKM, he was an Associate at J.H. Whitney & Co. He began his career at Salomon Smith Barney focusing on telecom mergers & acquisitions advisory services. In addition to Lulus, Mr. Karp currently serves on the boards of Accounting Seed, Inc. and Cocona Labs. He previously served on the boards of other H.I.G. companies, including SCUF Gaming, Money Solver and Pet Services Operating Company. Mr. Karp graduated from the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Finance.