John Russell, CPA

Head of Finance

Mr. Russell joined Polen Capital Credit in 1997 and has more than 31 years of industry experience. Mr. Russell is responsible for all day-to-day financial reporting, accounting and, tax-related matters and coordinates closely with respect to back office accounting, reporting, and valuation-related functions. He is also a member of the Fair Value Committee. Prior to joining Polen Capital Credit, Mr. Russell worked as an audit manager in the Investment Management Group at Ernst & Young, LLP, and prior to that, as a senior and staff auditor. Mr. Russell earned his MS (accounting) / MBA from Northeastern University and his AB from Brown University. Mr. Russell is a certified public accountant and member of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs and the Private Equity CFO Association (Boston Chapter). Mr. Russell serves on the Board of Advisors of the Greater Boston Food Bank.