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Damon FicklinPortfolio Manager & Analyst

Joined Polen Capital: 2003

Education: B.S. in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude) from University of South Florida, M.S. in Accounting from Appalachian State University and M.B.A. (high honors) from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Primary Responsibility: As Global Growth Lead Portfolio Manager and Focus Growth Co-Portfolio Manager, Damon is responsible for managing client assets and working closely with the investment team to maintain the investment philosophy. He also works as an analyst, identifying and researching investments for the strategy.

Special Interests: Enjoys spending time with family, coaching soccer, good food and travel

Biography: Mr. Ficklin joined Polen Capital in 2003. Mr. Ficklin is Global Growth Lead Portfolio Manager and Focus Growth Co-Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Ficklin spent one year working as an equity analyst with Morningstar and four years as a tax consultant to Fortune 500 companies with Price Waterhouse. Mr. Ficklin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Accounting, earned an M.S. in Accounting from Appalachian State University, and earned an M.B.A. with high honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He serves on the Investment Committee to the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida.


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