Karl is a Vice President at Spire Capital, where he is responsible for transaction sourcing, executing new investments and portfolio company management.
Prior to joining Spire, Karl was a Vice President at Dubin Clark & Company, a private equity group investing in middle market companies. During his two years at Dubin Clark, Karl helped acquire four new investment platforms, close and integrate over ten add-on acquisitions, refinance a number of portfolio companies, and successfully divest one portfolio investment. Karl played an active role on the Board of Directors for a number of Dubin Clark portfolio companies. Prior to Dubin Clark, Karl worked for The Riverside Company and Harris Williams & Co. Inc.
Karl received an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and a BA, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University, where he majored in Economics and minored in Corporate Strategy.
Karl is a Board Director at NetFortris and a Board Observer at On Campus Marketing and Veraction.
Karl is an avid outdoorsmen who enjoys fishing, hunting, camping, and hiking with his wife and Vizsla.