Matt DenBleyker, CAIA, Chapter Head, Dallas

Senior Research Director, LT&A

CAIA Member since 2007

Matt DenBleyker received his CAIA designation in April 2007. He is one of the founding members of CAIA Texas, Dallas and serves as Chapter Head. Matt DenBleyker is currently the Research Director for Larry Thompson & Associates, Inc., an investment consulting firm based in Dallas, Texas that primarily advises endowment, foundation and family office clients. He is responsible for overseeing the traditional and alternative investment research process, including manager sourcing, due diligence, portfolio construction and asset allocation modeling for the firm’s institutional client portfolios.

Prior to joining LT&A, Matt had over 14 years of institutional investment experience which included working at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in Austin. He also worked overseas in the Asian financial markets where he held positions as vice president of hedge fund prime broking at Man Hong Kong and head of QFII research sales for Yuanta Securities (Taiwan) Ltd. While working in Asia, Matt was a frequent contributor to various financial publications and appeared on CNBC Asia and Bloomberg. Mandarin Chinese is his second language.

Matt received his BBA and MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington and attended the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Matt has served as a visiting lecturer at the Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ where he lectured on absolute return strategies and private equity investments.