Joshua McCarthy

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Polen Credit

Mr. McCarthy joined the Polen Capital Credit legal department in 2003 and has over 21 years of experience in the legal profession. As General Counsel, Mr. McCarthy is responsible for overseeing Polen Capital Credit’s legal affairs and providing counsel related to the firm’s investment management activities.  In addition, in his role as Chief Compliance Officer, Mr. McCarthy administers Polen Capital Credit’s compliance program, including the firm’s annual compliance review conducted pursuant to the requirements of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.  He is also a member of the Fair Value Committee, as well as a member of the Risk & Compliance Committee of Polen Capital Management (the parent company to Polen Capital Credit).  Prior to joining Polen Capital Credit, Mr. McCarthy worked as an associate in the business practice group at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, where he represented various publicly and privately held companies as well as venture capital partnerships.  Mr. McCarthy received his JD from Duke University School of Law, magna cum laude, and his AB from Duke University, magna cum laude.  Mr. McCarthy is a member of the bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.