"Our mission is to preserve and grow client assets to protect their present and enable their future."
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: Is lead portfolio manager of the Global Growth strategy, co-portfolio manager of the Focus Growth strategy, and 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 the lead portfolio manager of the Global Growth strategy and co-portfolio manager of the Focus Growth strategy. 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 a 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.