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Brian YackoDirector of Operations

Joined Polen Capital: 2010

Education: B.S. in Business Management from Southern Illinois University

Primary Responsibility: Is a member of the Operations & Trading Team and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm’s operations and trading.

Designations: Series 65, Six Sigma Certification

Special Interests: Spending time with family, CrossFit, and playing golf

Other: Golf Enthusiast

Biography: Mr. Yacko joined Polen Capital in 2010. He has over 16 years of investment industry experience encompassing operations, trading, and client service. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Yacko was 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.


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