Dallas Smith Main
Vice President, Communications & Compliance Administration
Ms. Main has over 30 years of experience in investment advisory marketing, product development, sales support, marketing compliance, and client communications. She joined Polaris in 1995. For the fifteen years prior to Polaris, she had established and headed — as Vice President — investment marketing services and communications departments for Prudential Investment Corporation, Kidder Peabody Asset Management, and Citicorp Investment Management. One of the earlier Polaris Qualified
Collective Trust funds was managed by Kidder during her tenure there, which was the start of a business relationship with the Polaris principals.
Ms. Main’s earlier responsibilities encompassed portfolio reporting, data processing, and performance operations for CIGNA Capital Management, in addition to spending two years as a quantitative investment analyst and corporate representative to the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Buffalo (SUNY) with a BS in Business Administration and has completed three parts of the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist program. She was a member of the founding Board of Directors of AIMSE (the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives) and has spoken at conferences on performance measurement and wrap fee products.