Nashville, TN – Disciplina is pleased to expand its team with the addition of Brian Arsenault as a Managing Director and Partner of the firm. His primary role will be as the firm’s Chief Market Strategist.

In this newly created position, Brian will be responsible for formulating near-term market forecasts and investable themes that can be implemented across client portfolios. Brian will also share these views through presentations at industry conferences and authoring Disciplina’s quarterly newsletter and
whitepapers as the firm continues to enhance its position as a thought leader in the market. With over 20 years of experience in the global credit markets, Brian will also provide insights regarding manager
selection and monitoring in credit and income-oriented strategies.

President and Chief Investment Officer, Matthew Wright said – “Brian is a long-awaited and welcomed
addition to our team. We look forward to incorporating his skill set into our client portfolios and

“I have known and admired the work of Matthew and his team for many, many years,” Arsenault stated. “I am very excited to be a part of the team and help Disciplina to continue to grow its presence in the Outsourced CIO marketplace.”

Prior to working at Disciplina, Brian held strategist and portfolio manager roles at long only and hedge fund managers such as Lord Abbett, Claren Road, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan Investment. While at Morgan Stanley, he was recognized as an All-American leveraged credit strategist by Institutional Investor Magazine and as a top strategist in the European High Yield market by Euro Money magazine.

Brian is a graduate of Seton Hall University (1989) with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and holds an
M.B.A. from the University of Rochester (1994) where he concentrated in Finance and Corporate
Accounting. He is also a co-founder and board member of the Rosemary D. Gruner Cancer Fund.

About Disciplina Group

Disciplina Capital Management LLC, was founded by the former Chief Investment Officer at Vanderbilt University, Matthew Wright, and senior team members, Alena Kuprevich and Brant Smith. The team oversaw both Vanderbilt and Emory Universities’ Investment Offices (2001–2013), the 23rd and 16th largest university endowments in the U.S. Disciplina helps resource-constrained institutional investors, including university endowments and charitable foundations, achieve their missions through an “outsourced investment office” or advisory service model comprised of multi-asset class and multi-manager investment solutions. The firm’s clients benefit from collective first-hand investment management experience within higher education institutions, fostering best practices, and proprietary access to capacity constrained investment managers located throughout the world. Disciplina’s seasoned team of investment professionals have extensive experience with both traditional and alternative investments.


Follow up inquiries may be directed to Matthew Wright via e-mail: or phone (615) 490-6002.