William (Bill) Porter

Senior Relationship Manager

Mr. Porter joined Polen Capital Credit in 2019 and has more than 29 years of experience in the investment industry.  He is responsible for business development and consultant relations for the firm.  Prior to joining Polen Capital Credit, Mr. Porter spent nine years at Amundi Pioneer Asset Management (f/k/a Pioneer Investments), where he served for seven years as senior vice president and head of institutional distribution for North America, and was a member of the firm’s U.S. Management Committee.  In this capacity, he was responsible for managing a team of business development, consultant relations, relationship management and client portfolio management professionals.  During his first two years at Pioneer Investments, he served as head of consultant relations where he built and managed the team in North America.  Prior to that, he spent twelve years at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), where he held senior roles in consultant relations and client portfolio management.  Earlier in his career, he worked at Scudder, Stevens & Clark.  Mr. Porter received his MBA, with a concentration in Marketing, from Northeastern University and his BA, magna cum laude, from St. Lawrence University and he holds his Series 7 and 63 registrations.