Portfolio Management Team

Bryn Torkelson

Founder, President and Chief Investment Officer

Bryn has more than 30 years of investment experience with institutional investors and family offices, and he founded Matisse Capital (Deschutes Portfolio Strategy, LLC), the adviser to Matisse Funds, in 1997. Bryn launched the Matisse Discounted Closed-End Fund Strategy Mutual Fund in 2012 and serves as the Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager. Prior to founding Matisse Capital, he was senior vice president, managing partner, and perennial Chairman’s Club member at Dain Bosworth, Inc. (a former NYSE company), where he worked for 10 years. He started his investment career at Smith Barney Harris Upham in Seattle. He received a BS degree in finance from the University of Oregon in 1980.

Eric Boughton, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Chief Analyst, Matisse Discounted Closed-End Strategy

Eric joined Matisse Funds in 2006 and serves as the Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Analyst. Previously Eric was a Portfolio Manager and Analyst with 1st Source, where he co-managed a publicly traded mutual fund, created the firm’s outside mutual fund recommendation list, analyzed individual equity securities, generated investment commentary, and devised a quantitative approach to fundamentals-based security selection. Eric has managed the Matisse Discounted Closed-End Fund Strategy, a similar strategy to that employed by the Matisse Discounted Closed-End Fund Strategy Mutual Fund, since 2006. Eric received a BS degree with distinction in mathematics from the University of Houston in 1997. He is a Registered Investment Advisor, and is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder.