JIM KARP
CHAIRMAN AND PARTNER
About Jim
  • 40+ year entrepreneur and investor
  • Previous experience: America Place, Kaden Companies, RxCrossroads, Louisville Public Warehouse
  • Key Accomplishment: Instrumental in the economic development of River Ridge Commerce Center, where he turned a substantial land investment into a thriving development that includes the likes of several Fortune 500 companies
  • Notable Fact: Served in the armed forces during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal
  • Community Involvement: Served on the Executive Committee of the Economic Development Council; Treasurer of Midway College; President of Kentucky Country Day School; involved in the West End School, a boarding school for Louisville’s at-risk male youth; helped establish integrated arts programming at the Salvation Army, The Norton Museum of Art, The Kravis Center and the Center for Creative Education
  • Education: BA from Indiana University