San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 16, 2013
Peter Karp and team welcomed 115 guests to their annual event, held this year at the Golden Gate Yacht Club in San Francisco (http://www.ggyc.com/facilities/). Overlooking San Francisco Bay, the evening began with a cocktail reception and followed with guest speakers, a three course dinner, and music to accompany the soiree provided by Philip Claypool.
Hugh Thacher, President of the San Francisco Wine Exchange, shared his thoughts with guests about wine pairings for the courses throughout the evening. He detailed each wine’s origin, background and why it was selected. Some of the wines mentioned include: Vina Ventisquero Reserva and Beronia Crianza 2008, which were served during hors d’oeuvres, David Bruce Russian River and Pinot Noir 2010 with the main course and Gonzalez Byass Solera 1847 (sherry) with dessert.
Tom Ehman, Vice Commodore, Golden Gate Yacht Club and Executive Director, America’s Cup Properties, Inc., a consummate veteran of international yachting shared his passion for yacht racing. His talk covered the history of the America’s Cup and nuances of yacht racing. Mr. Ehman highlighted the current and future America’s Cup series events and their importance to San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Peter Karp, President of Karp Capital Management (http://www.karpcapital.com) said “I believe the strength of Karp Capital is our people and the bond we forge with our clients”. Our best clients come from our existing clients. The evening was a great success. Our clients had the opportunity to meet, mingle and toast the start of the holiday season.
About Karp Capital
Karp Capital Management Corp. (http://www.karpcapital.com) is an independent registered investment advisor. The company, headquartered in San Francisco, was founded by Peter Karp as an independent asset management and financial advisory firm. Karp Capital, named among the Bay Area’s Top 25 Independent Wealth Advisors, provides a full range of financial services including asset management, retirement planning and business consulting. Mr. Karp is a Registered Representative with Financial Telesis, Inc., a registered broker-dealer with FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and a registered investment advisor with the SEC. Peter is a member of the Financial Planning Association, Western Pension & Benefits Association and is a licensed insurance agent and real estate broker.
About Hugh Thacher
Hugh Thacher is president of the San Francisco Wine Exchange (http://www.sfwe.com). He founded the company in 1975. It’s America’s oldest independent national wine marketing agency. SFWE oversees a national network of regional sales personnel from its headquarters in San Francisco, California. The company’s clients are a diverse group of family owned wineries, who are each stars in their respective appellations throughout California, Washington, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, and Spain.
About Tom Ehman
Tom Ehman is Vice Commodore, Golden Gate Yacht Club and Executive Director of America’s Cup Properties, Inc. The 34th America’s Cup is the eleventh AC campaign for Tom Ehman. Tom is a consummate veteran of international yachting, a former collegiate and North American sailing champion, and winner of the 1976 Championship of Champions. At age 25 he became the youngest Executive Director of the USA’s national sailing association – indeed, the youngest of any national governing body for an Olympic sport in America. For the past three campaigns, Tom was Head of External Affairs for ORACLE Racing. He now serves as GGYC Vice Commodore and Managing Director of the GGYC America’s Cup Committee, and is Executive Director of America’s Cup Properties, Inc. http://www.americascup.com
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