Ben Santonelli

Portfolio Manager


Ben is lead Portfolio Manager of Polen Capital's Credit Opportunities strategy, co-Portfolio Manager of the U.S. Opportunistic High Yield, and assistant Portfolio Manager of the Bank Loan strategy. Ben's career began at DDJ Capital in 2004, which was subsequently acquired by Polen Capital in 2022. Ben received a B.A. in History from Amherst College and serves as a member of the board of directors of a Polen Capital portfolio company.

Strategies Portfolio

Credit Opportunities

Bank Loan


B.A. in History from Amherst College


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  • 20
    Years Industry Experience
  • 2004
    Joined Polen
  • Boston
    Polen Office

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