Alena J. Kuprevich
Alena J. Kuprevich is a Managing Director for Disciplina Group and is responsible for sourcing, due diligence, portfolio construction and monitoring of all of the illiquid investments. Alena previously held the position of Managing Director of Private Investments at Vanderbilt University’s Office of Investments where she was responsible for building and maintaining a portfolio of private investments in private equity, venture capital, natural resources and real estate. These investments accounted for approximately 40% of the $4 billion endowment portfolio. As a key member of the investment office responsible for sourcing, assessment and oversight of all private market related investments within the endowment portfolio, Alena managed a concentrated and global portfolio.
Prior to working at Vanderbilt University, Alena worked with the FINRA endowment to build out the alternatives portfolio. Alena started her endowment career at Emory University in 2002 where she worked with the team to diversify the private investments in the portfolio along with a focus on the international equities and REIT portfolios. Over her career, she has committed over $1 billion of capital globally to private investment firms.
Alena holds a Bachelor of Business degree (2000) and a Master of Business Administration degree (2005) from Emory University, Goizueta Business School. Throughout her career Alena has been a speaker at various industry conferences along with maintaining numerous Investor Advisory seats for investment managers.