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Taneka Lawrence

Taneka Lawrence

Senior Relationship Manager - National Accounts, Polen Capital Management
United States
Taneka Lawrence joined Polen Capital in 2018 serving as a Senior Relationship Manager in the National Accounts Team. Taneka works to create meaningful connections with her clients at large global banks, regional banks, industry custodians, and large independent broker dealers. Wealth management organizations work with Taneka to deliver investment solutions in large cap growth equity, small cap growth equity, emerging markets equity, and fixed income strategies. Prior to joining Polen, Taneka worked in Institutional Client Service at T. Rowe Price and Research Sales at Goldman Sachs. In addition to her work with clients, Taneka serves as a founding member of the firm's Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the co-founder of the women's employee resource group, Women Inspiring Success and Engagement (WISE). Passionate about education and culture, Taneka dedicates her time outside work as an Executive Board Member for the Broward County Library Foundation and serves as Chairwoman of the foundation's $14M Endowment, supporting programming at 27 libraries in South Florida including the African American Research Library and Cultural Center. Ms. Lawrence earned her MBA at Harvard Business School and a Bachelors of Science from Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science.