Lauren Harmon, CFA

Research Analyst

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


  • Joined Polen Capital: 2016
  • Education: B.A. in Business & Psychology from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC and M.B.A. from Columbia Business School
  • Primary Responsibility: Is a member of the Large Company Growth Team with responsibility for investment research
  • Special Interests: Travel, cooking, exercise, watching and attending sporting events with a particular interest in the NFL, volunteering at animal shelters, and spending time with family

Ms. Harmon joined Polen Capital in 2016. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Ms. Harmon spent almost three years as a performance & risk analyst at GE Asset Management. Prior to that, she spent over two years as an investment analyst at Rocaton Investment Advisors. Ms. Harmon received her B.A. in Business and in Psychology from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, where she was a graduate of the Value Investing Program. Ms. Harmon is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.

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