Shane Smith, CFA

Portfolio Manager & Analyst


Shane is co-Portfolio Manager of Polen Capital's Global SMID Company Growth strategy. Prior to joining Polen Capital in 2019, Shane was a Research Analyst on the Global Small Cap team at Franklin Templeton, where he worked for seven years. Shane received a B.S. in Environmental Horticulture and an M.S. in Management with a Minor in Soil and Water Science from the University of Florida. Shane is a CFA® charterholder.

Strategies Portfolio

Global SMID Company Growth


B.S. in Environmental Horticulture and M.S. in Management from the University of Florida


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  • 11
    Years Industry Experience
  • 2019
    Joined Polen
  • Boston
    Polen Office

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