Evan Karp Managing Director

StrategyGrowth Equity


EducationB.A., University of Texas at Austin

Prior ExperienceSKM Growth Investors
J.H. Whitney & Co.
Salomon Smith Barney

As a Managing Director at H.I.G. Growth Partners, Evan focuses on Vertical SaaS, eCommerce, tech-enabled business services, and consumer oriented investments.

He has over 20 years of experience investing in lower-middle market private equity transactions.

Prior to H.I.G. Growth Partners, Evan 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. Prior to joining SKM Growth Investors, he was an Associate at J.H. Whitney & Co. He began his career at Salomon Smith Barney focusing on telecom mergers & acquisitions advisory services.

Evan currently serves on the boards of Lulus Fashion Lounge (NASDAQ: LVLU), Accounting Seed, myKaarma and 37.5. He previously served on the board of Pet Services Operating Company, SCUF Gaming and Money Solver.

Evan graduated from the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Finance.