West Coast Golf and Tennis Tournament Honorees

Ken Karmin is an entrepreneur and business leader with extensive management expertise in recapitalizations and distressed situations. His activities are concentrated in finance, energy, and manufacturing/retailing. As CEO of Ortho Mattress, he oversees the manufacturing and direct retailing of his company’s products. He is also principal of High Street Holdings, Inc., his family’s management firm. He is lead director and head of the Audit Committee for JMP Group, a San Francisco based bank and asset management firm. He serves as chairman of Calwest Bancorp, headquartered in Irvine, California.
Beth Karmin has served for many years on the board of the Kaplan Family Foundation based in Chicago. She serves on the board of the Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA and engages in volunteer work in Los Angeles. Beth and Ken devote considerable energy and resources to efforts that improve educational and economic outcomes for residents in Los Angeles and Chicago. Ken and Beth have four grown children; Hannah Karmin, Henry Karmin, Chloe Karmin and Edmund Karmin.