Matthew Shirilla

Senior Relationship Manager, Institutional Relations

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


  • Joined Polen Capital: 2021
  • Education: B.A. in Economics from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and M.B.A. in Finance from DePaul University
  • Primary Responsibility: Is a member of the Institutional Relations team and assists with the firm’s Institutional Relations effort, including the development and execution of strategic initiatives for institutional distribution
  • Special Interests: Spending time outdoors with his family, golfing, running, skiing, and hiking

Mr. Shirilla joined Polen Capital in 2021. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Shirilla was a Vice President, Global Consultant Relations for Franklin Templeton, covering U.S. and Global consulting firms across all consulting business lines and asset classes.  Prior to that, Mr. Shirilla was a Senior Vice President at Callan Associates, where he managed Callan’s Chicago office. He served as a lead consultant to a diverse institutional client base and developed and implemented a variety of investment programs and solutions. Mr. Shirilla received a B.A. in Economics from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and an M.B.A. in Finance from DePaul University.

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