Karl serves as HighGear’s marketing director and is responsible for content marketing, lead generation and social media outreach to spread awareness of the HighGear brand worldwide.

Karl also serves as the Managing Partner of Wellspring Search, a digital marketing agency that offers world-class SEO, PPC, Marketing Automation and Content Marketing services to generate sales and leads for small-business and enterprise clients.

Prior to joining HighGear, Karl served as Digital Director for ChildFund International, where he led the digital marketing team that spearheaded fundraising for a $700 million annual fundraising organization, which is one of the foremost children’s charities in the world.

Karl previously served as the Managing Partner of Andersen Hindle, a digital marketing agency he founded in Richmond, Virginia that provided SEO, SEM, e-Commerce and Social Media services to clients across the U.S. and overseas.

Karl was born and educated in the U.K. and relocated to the United States in 2009. He previously held a variety of senior roles with several companies based in Europe, including work as an accountant at Arthur Andersen in London. He previously graduated from Aston Business School and also served as a paratrooper in the British Army.

Outside of work, he spends time volunteering with various non-profits, such as The Frederick Rescue Mission, he is the author of the Virginia law on international child abduction and also provides no-cost, digital consulting for a number of voluntary organizations. He lives on a farm in the Catoctin Mountains with his dogs, Filo & Frodo, as well as several chickens.