Dave Breazzano

Head of Team, Portfolio Manager


Dave co-founded Polen Capital’s Credit franchise in 1996, where he built the boutique firm into a premier credit manager focused on high yield and special situation investing. Dave is Head of Team and Portfolio Manager for U.S. High Yield at Polen Capital. Dave serves as co-portfolio manager of the U.S. Opportunistic High Yield and U.S. High Yield strategies. Previously, Dave was Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Fidelity Investments in the High Income group, where he directed the investment management of high yield and distressed assets. Prior to that, Dave spent five years at T. Rowe Price as a high yield analyst and portfolio manager. Dave earned his B.A. in political science and economics from Union College and an M.B.A. from Cornell University. Dave serves on the Boards of Trustees of Union College and Cornell University.

Strategies Portfolio

U.S. Opportunistic High Yield

U.S. High Yield


B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Union College and M.B.A from Cornell University



  • 43
    Years Industry Experience
  • 1996
    Joined Polen
  • Boston
    Polen Office

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