Our Executive Staff
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jim Karp is the visionary leader and founder of America Place. Mr. Karp is a serial entrepreneur and successful businessman with experience in various industries, and he holds executive roles with multiple companies. Mr. Karp served in the armed forces during Vietnam and is a noted philanthropist, supporting many charities across the United States.
Director of Finance
Lyn Longmeyer is America Place’s Director of Finance. Her expertise in all areas keeps the organization running smoothly. When she’s not at work, Lyn enjoys tennis, hiking, and spending time with her four children. A lifelong Louisvillian, Lyn received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bellarmine University.
Director of Real Estate
Taylor King is the Director of Real Estate and handles leasing communications and negotiations as well as maintaining and building tenant relationships along with the marketing that supports these duties.
Taylor is a Louisville native with a background in Banking & Finance. He received his Bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Bellarmine University. In his free time, Taylor enjoys outdoor sports and serves on multiple boards including One Southern Indiana, KY CCIM, and the Bellarmine Ruebel School of Business Advisory Board.
Operations and Development Manager
Eric Luckett has 11 years of field experience in construction and has spent most of his life on construction sites. Eric has managed the construction and post construction operations of all 4 of America Place's buildings in our Winner's Circle Campus. He and his wife, Ashley, live in Georgetown, Indiana with their four children and boxer pup. When he’s not working, Eric enjoys coaching his sons baseball team, serving on Prosser’s Advisory board for Construction Trades, and serves on his local youth baseball leagues board at HYR. He also enjoys hunting, hiking, playing golf, and refining his skills as a woodworker.
Assistant Real Estate Manager
Mollie does a little bit of everything in all areas of the business. Mollie is a recently graduated from Bellarmine University and was a 4 year Letterman on the field hockey team. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration at Bellarmine. In her free time she enjoys cycle bar and teaching field hockey.
Daryl is a experienced Technology Manager with a demonstrated history of working in IT industry . Skilled in Visio, Requirements Analysis, Requirements Gathering, Business Process Improvement, and Software development. Strong professional with a Master of Business Administration from Bellarmine University. In his free time Daryl enjoys spending time with his family.
David Popp is the maintenance technician for America Place. He handles the daily needs of tenants at the business park. Responsibilities include tenant request, scheduling repairs and maintenance, and general upkeep of the park.
David has been in the construction and property management industry for 8 years. He has his bachelor’s degree in Business from Indiana University. He is a New Albany native, that enjoys spending his time outside mountain biking and snowboarding whenever possible.
As the Financial Controller for America Place, Bill Thompson manages the finance and accounting activities of the company. Bill is a Certified Public Accountant and enjoys spending time with his wife and seven children. He serves his community through coaching youth sports and volunteering at his local church
Community Engagement Coordinator
Ray Harbin is from Louisville, Kentucky and is one of two Community Engagement Coordinator here at America place. He graduated from the University of Louisville with a BS in Sports Administration this past spring and currently pursuing his MBA at the same University.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Stephen Stivers is one of the Community Engagement Coordinators and acts as one of many points of contact between America Place and the Southern Indiana community while also conducting research on different projects.
Stephen is a Louisville native with a background in customer service and computer science and received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Tufts University. When Stephen is not working, he enjoys being a Shipt Shopper, spending time with his family, and traveling the world.