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Whitney Young CrawfordResearch Analyst

Joined Polen Capital: 2019

Education: B.A. in Economics from the College of William and Mary, Magna Cum Laude, and M.B.A. from Duke University Fuqua School of Business.

Primary Responsibility: Member of the Small Company Growth Team with responsibility for investment research.

Special Interests: Spending time with family, good food, travel, impact investing, and mentoring for the Forte` Foundation’s MBALaunch program.

Biography: Ms. Crawford joined Polen Capital Management in 2019. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Ms. Crawford was a Senior Analyst at Manulife Asset Management in Boston, where she worked for four years. Before Manulife, she was an Analyst at Fidelity Investments in Boston focusing primarily on small cap companies. Ms. Crawford received a B.A. in Economics from William & Mary, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2007. She received a M.B.A. from Duke University Fuqua School of Business in 2013.


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