John Hammar

Head of Data & Applications

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


  • Joined Polen Capital: 2021
  • Education: B.S in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota
  • Primary Responsibility: Is a member of the Analytics & Technology Team and is responsible for the development and maintenance of data integrations, application configurations, and automation processes
  • Special Interests: Running, hockey, cooking, traveling, and time with family

Mr. Hammar joined Polen Capital in 2021. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Hammar worked for over 10 years at Galliard Capital Management in roles ranging from Quantitative Analyst to IT Director. At Galliard, he drove firmwide transformations of their data and application systems, including trading analysis platforms and data warehouses. He received his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota and is a member of Mensa.

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