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Disciplina Hires Michael Burns as Head of Investment Operations

August 10, 2021 - Nashville, TN - Disciplina is pleased to expand its team with the addition of Michael Burns as Director of Investment Operations.


Michael joins Disciplina from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and will oversee all investment administration related functions including performance reporting, operational due diligence and client onboarding. Michael brings over 13 years of experience working in investment operations roles for a number of organizations with complex, multi-billion-dollar portfolios.


President and Chief Investment Officer, Matthew Wright said, “As we have reached new milestones in terms of AUM and clients, we are delighted to welcome and reunite with our former colleague from Vanderbilt, Michael Burns. Michael’s operational skill set and expertise from the endowment and asset management industries will be a tremendous resource to our clients and team.”


“From my very first interview out of college at the Vanderbilt University endowment, Matthew demonstrated to me the type of leader he is – a teacher who truly wants the best for anyone he can help. I am very happy to have the opportunity rejoin my old team.” - Burns stated.


Prior to working at Disciplina, Michael worked at the Carnegie Corporation where he institutionalized the back-office functions across the $4+ billion endowment portfolio. Prior to that he was an Operations Manager at TrueBridge Capital Partners in Chapel Hill, N.C. Michael started his career working with Disciplina’s founding Partners as an Operations Analyst for the Vanderbilt University endowment in Nashville, Tennessee.


Michael holds a BBA with a focus on Finance from Middle Tennessee State University.

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