Brian Yacko

Director of Special Projects

“Our mission is to preserve and grow client assets to protect their present and enable their future.”


  • Joined Polen Capital: 2010
  • Education: B.S. in Business Management from Southern Illinois University
  • Primary Responsibility: Is Director of Special Projects and plays an integral role in implementing firmwide and department-specific projects and initiatives along, with managing the firm’s key strategic vendor relationships to ensure alignment and coordination of essential business activities
  • Special Interests: Spending time with family, CrossFit, and playing golf

Mr. Yacko joined Polen Capital in 2010 with experience in operations, trading and client service. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Yacko was a Vice President, Trading for almost three years at NMF Asset Management, Inc. His experience also includes Manager of Operations and Trading at Carl Domino, Inc. and Relationship Officer with JP Morgan Private Bank. He began his career in operations with Brandywine Asset Management. Mr. Yacko attended Southern Illinois University, where he earned his B.S. in Business Management.  Mr. Yacko holds the Six Sigma Certification.

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