Mr.Polson is a member of FTI's Financial Communications practice, providing strategic capital markets communications counsel to clients across a variety of industries and the market cap spectrum. As a result of implementing and managing best practice investor relations programs for his clients, he has significant experience leading Board level projects on topics such as corporate governance, shareholder activism, investor targeting, valuation analysis, and in-depth perception audits.
In addition, Mr. Polson has extensive experience advising his clients on critical shareholder communications issues including strategic message development, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, management transitions, and other crisis communications issues.
Mr. Polson joined FTI Consulting as part of the acquisition of Ashton Partners in October 2007. Prior to joining Ashton Partners, his experience entailed a strong background in the markets and financial analysis. He most recently worked at the Chicago Board of Trade in market regulation, and prior to that worked at Friedman Billings and Ramsey in equity research.
Mr. Polson graduated from Michigan State University with dual degrees in economics and political science, and also received a M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from DePaul University.